World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Thursday April 25, 1940
Day 238

April 25, 1940: Front page of The Midland Daily Telegraph, Coventry, England.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of the Derby Evening Telegraph, Derby, England.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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Note the report in column 6: "Communist Party May be Banned"
 
Also note the report in column 4: "Norwegians Fly Off in Heinkel, Nazis Tricked"


April 25, 1940: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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Note the report in column 4: "Dance Hall Fire May Be Incendiary"
(The announcement of the arrest of five suspects in the Rhythm Club fire. None of them were ever charged and they were released.)


April 25, 1940: Front page of The Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of Haarlem's Dagblad, Haarlem, Netherlands.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of The Circleville Herald, Circleville, Ohio.
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Note the report in column 1: "Court Frees Chloe Davis Of Murders"
(The last paragraph states "Psychiatrists told Judge Fox that while the mother was murderously insane, Chloe was normal in every respect." Hard to believe after what Chloe witnessed that she could ever be "normal" again.)


April 25, 1940: Front page of The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee.
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Note the report in column 3: "Burial Of Flame Victims Speeded"


April 25, 1940: Front page of The Port Arthur Times, Port Arthur, Texas.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of the San Mateo Times, San Mateo, California.
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April 25, 1940: Front page of the Teltower Kriesblatt, Teltow, Germany.
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1. Greuelgeschichten polnischer Migranten.
(Horror stories of Polish migration.)
2. Ein gemeines Lügenpamphlet über die Lage in Polen.
(A distorted pamphlet of lies about the situation in Poland.)
[Sounds like news about the atrocities in Poland was reaching German citizens.]


April 25, 1940: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. Bombenabwürfe über Wenningstedt und Heide.
(Bombs dropped over Wenningstedt and Heide.)
2. Gefecht mit französischen Zerstörern im Skagerrak.
(Battle with French destroyers in Skagerrak.)


April 25, 1940: Front page of the Völkische Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Freche Greuelattacke gegen das Reich.
(Nasty atrocity attack against the Reich.)
2. Die Mörder von Bromberg im Dienste der englisch-französischen Hetzpropaganda - Verbrecherische Verleumdung des deutschen Aufbauwerks im Osten.
(The murderers of Bromberg in the service of Anglo-French hate propaganda - criminal slander of the German construction in the east.)
[This report is presumably referring to the Bromberg Bloody Sunday of September 3-4, 1939 in the town of Bromberg now called Bydgoszcz, Poland.]



   
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