World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Sunday, November 19, 1939
Day 80

November 19, 1939: Front page of The People, London, England.
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The top stories of the day were the sinking of SS Simon Bolivar and the continued Nazi actions in Czechoslovakia.
(In regard to the Simon Bolivar, the number of casualties was actually 84.)


November 19, 1939: Front page of the Sunday Pictorial, London, England.
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November 19, 1939: Front page of The Sunday Post, Glasgow, Scotland.
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November 19, 1939: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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November 19, 1939: Not on the front page, but a story worth posting. Published in The People, London, England the expose recounts the story of William Avery Bishop, V.C.
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November 19, 1939: Front page of The Telegraph-Herald, Dubuque, Iowa.
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Note the cartoon of Josef Stalin.


November 19, 1939: Front page of The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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November 19, 1939: Front page of The Hammond Times, Hammond, Indiana.
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November 19, 1939: Front page of The Helena Independent, Helena, Montana.
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Note the report in column 2: "Germans Deny Their Mine Caused Sinking"
Also note the report at bottom right: "Japs Claim Big Advance In Drive To Cut Off Supplies"


November 19, 1939: Front page of the Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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November 19, 1939: Front page of the Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California.
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November 19, 1939: Installment #8 of "Stalin Unmasked" from the San Antonio Light, San Antonio, Texas.
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