World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Tuesday May 14, 1940
Day 257

May 14, 1940: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of the Manchester Evening News, Manchester, England.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of the Evening Telegraph and Post, Dundee, Scotland.
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Note the report in column 5: "Nerve Gas Tale"
(The report states that the authorities in London don't believe the Germans have such a gas.)


May 14, 1940: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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Note the report in column 3: "New Method May Be Nerve Gas"
(A report which the authorities in London didn't believe, see the Evening Telegraph and Post above.)


May 14, 1940: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of The Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of Haarlem's Dagblad, Haarlem, Netherlands.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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Note the report in column 3: "Mystery Man Sought in Allyn Case"
(The latest report on the murder of Professor Lewis B. Allyn.)


May 14, 1940: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of the Syracuse Herald-Journal, Syracuse, New York.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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May 14, 1940: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. Hollands Regierung nach London geflüchtet!
(Holland's government fled to London!)
2. Maas auf französischem Gebiet überschritten.
(The Muse crossed in France.)


May 14, 1940: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Lüttich ist gefallen!
(Liege has fallen!)



   
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