World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Friday, September 29, 1939
Day 29

September 29, 1939: Front page of the North-Eastern Gazette, Middlesbrough, England.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of The Star, Sheffield, England.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.

Note the announcement of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, a non-aggression pact with between Germany and the Soviet Union. This was a complete rouse and was designed to give Hitler more time to prepare for his invasion of Russia.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of the Altoona Mirror, Altoona, Pennsylvania.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of the East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Ohio.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of The Melbourne, Herald, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of the Washington C.H. Record-Herald, Washington C. H. Ohio.
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September 29, 1939: Front page of the Teltower Kreisblatt, Teltow District, Germany.
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1. Die Moskauer Besprechungen beendet. Drei Bereinbarungen von Ribbentrop und Molotow unterzeichnet
(The Moscow meeting has ended. Three treaties signed by Ribbentrop and Molotov.) All other articles on the front page are about the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.


September 29, 1939: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. In Moskau vereinbart.
(Agreement in Moscow)

2. Gemeinfame politische Erklärung.
(Declaration of common political goals.)

3. Grenz-und Freundschaftsvertrag.
(Border and friendship treaty.)

4. Grosse Wirtschaftsplanung.
(Big economic plan.)
Most other articles are related to the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.