World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Monday, November 20, 1939
Day 81

November 20, 1939: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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Note the report in column 4: "Japanese Push In The South"
Also note the report in column 5: "Japanese-Soviet Community of Views"


November 20, 1939: Front page of the Evening Express, Liverpool, England.
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November 20, 1939: Front page of The Leeds Mercury, Leeds, England.
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Note the report in column 3: "50,000 Arrests, 120 Killed in Czecho-Slovakia"
(More in the paper below.)


November 20, 1939: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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Note the report in column 2: "Isolation of Jews in Warsaw"
(Another warning given to the world by the Nazis.)


November 20, 1939: Front page of The Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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November 20, 1939: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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November 20, 1939: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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November 20, 1939: Front page of The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
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November 20, 1939: Front page of Het Volksdagblad, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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November 20, 1939: Front page of the Butte Montana Standard, Butte, Montana.
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Note the report in column 3: "Warsaw's Jews Are Isolated By Barricades"


November 20, 1939: Front page of the El Paso Herald-Post, El Paso, Texas.
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Note the report in column 6: "Japanese Drive Against Yamhsien"


November 20, 1939: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.
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Note the report in column 4: "Japan Told U.S. Concerned Over China Actions"


November 20, 1939: Front page of the Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California.
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Note the report at the bottom of column 3: "11 Killed, 23 Hurt In Hindu-Moslem Riot"
(Some things just never change.)


November 20, 1939: Installment #9 of "Stalin Unmasked" from the San Antonio Light, San Antonio, Texas.
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November 20, 1939: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. 135 Vermißte des Simon Bolivar.
(135 missing on Simon Bolivar.)
2. Auch italienischer und schwedischer Dampfer durch Aufalufen auf englische Minen gesunken.
(Italian and Swedish steamships also sunk when they hit British mines.)