World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Wednesday, September 20, 1939
Day 20

September 20, 1939: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. (Note the story in the right hand column that speculates Nazi Minister of Propaganda, Dr. Josef Goebbels, is dead. A parallel to today's recent stories about Jong-un Kim being dead.)
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September 20, 1939: Front page of the Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, Missouri.
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September 20, 1939: Front page of The Telegraph, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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September 20, 1939: Front page of the East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Ohio.
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September 20, 1939: Front page of the Freeport Journal-Standard, Freeport, Illinois.
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September 20, 1939: Front page of The Lowell Sun, Lowell, Massachusetts. (Note the story in the right hand column about the Nazi leadership hiding millions of dollars in foreign (non German) banks.)
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September 20, 1939: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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September 20, 1939: Front page of The Melbourne Herald, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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September 20, 1939: Front page of The Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texas.
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September 20, 1939: Front page of the Briesetal-Bote, Birkenwerder, Germany. (Niederbarnim District Newspaper.)

1. Entschlossene Oerteidigung deutscher Interessen.
(Resolute defense of German interests.)

2. Danzig umjubelt den Befreier.
(Danzig cheers the liberators.)
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