World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Tuesday, March 12, 1940
Day 194

March 12, 1940: Front page of The Midland Daily Telegraph, Coventry, England.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of the Derby Evening Telegraph, Derby, England.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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Note the report in column 5-6: " Phenomenal Heat For March Extensive Wild Fires Fought On East Coast"
Also note the report in column 7: "Four Men And 60 Snakes In Dazed Heap"
(Only in Australia.)


March 12, 1940: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of The Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of Haarlem's Dagblad, Haarlem, Netherlands.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee.
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Note the report in column 6: "German Attache's Slayer Convicted"
(The man who killed Dr. Walter Engelberg in Dec. 1939 convicted of his murder.)


March 12, 1940: Front page of the San Mateo Times, San Mateo, California.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of The Helena Independent, Helena, Montana.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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March 12, 1940: Installment #8 of "The Story of Democracy" by Hendrik Willem van Loon as published in The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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March 12, 1940: Front page of the Teltower Kriesblatt, Teltow, Germany.
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1. Im Geiste des Bündnispaktes.
(In the spirit of the alliance pact.)


March 12, 1940: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. Keine Interesselosigkeit Italiens am Krieg.
(Italy's not indifferent to the war.)
2. Der Uberfall auf die Hannover.
(The attack on the Hannover.)



   
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