World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Monday May 13, 1940
Day 256

May 13, 1940: Front page of the Nottingham Evening Post, Nottingham, England.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of the Manchester Evening News, Manchester, England.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of The Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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Note the report in column1: "Nazis Threaten Death For Prisoners Of War"


May 13, 1940: Front page of the Butte Montana Standard, Butte, Montana.
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Note the report in column 1: "Germany's Secret Weapon Believed To Be Nerve Gas"
(To the best of my knowledge no belligerent nation used poison gas in combat during World War II.)


May 13, 1940: Front page of the Henderson Daily Dispatch, Henderson, North Carolina.
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Note the headline and report in column 7: "Ten-Fold Reprisals Threatened By Nazis"
(An expanded version of the report from above.)


May 13, 1940: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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May 13, 1940: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Der erste Großangriff der deutschen Luftwaffe.
(The first large attack by the Luftwaffe.)



   
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