World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Saturday, September 16, 1939
Day 16

September 16, 1939: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of the Daily Herald, London, England.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of The Billings Gazette, Billings, Montana.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of The Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of The Telegraph, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of the Butte Montana Standard, Butte, Montana.
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September 16, 1939: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
1. Ueberraschende Wendung im Totschlagsprozess Dr. Fink.
(Surprising twist in the murder trial of Dr. Fink.)

2. Sowjetrissische-japanische Verständigung.
(Soviet Russia and Japanese come to understanding.)

3. Przemnsl und Bialnstok genommen.
(Przemysl and Bialystok taken.)

4. Französischer Minenkreuzer nach Explosion gesunken.
(French mine cruiser sank due to explosion.)
[This would be the minelaying cruiser Pulton, which exploded at Casablanca, French Morocco on Sept. 13 while unloading mines.]
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