World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Friday, January 30, 1942
Day 883

January 30, 1942: Front page of the Manchester Evening News, Manchester, England.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Mercury, Leeds, England.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of the Western Mail and South Wales News, Cardiff, Wales.
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Note the report in column 6: "U-Boat Rammed by Free French Vessel"
(While I can't say for sure that this did not happen, I can say that no U-Boat had been sunk.


January 30, 1942: Front page of the Evening Telegraph and Post, Dundee, Scotland.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Note the report in columns 6-7: "Sub. Attacked Off Los Angeles"
(No Japanese submarines were sunk off California on or about this date.)


January 30, 1942: Front page of The Telegraph, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of the Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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Note the report in columns 6-7: "Another Axis Submarine Added To Growing Total Sunk By U.S."
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January 30, 1942: Front page of the Tucson Daily Citizen, Tucson, Arizona.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of the San Mateo Times, San Mateo, California.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of the Teltower Kreisblatt, Kreis Teltow, Brandenburg, Germany.
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January 30, 1942: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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