World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Sunday October 13, 1940
Day 409

October 13, 1940: Front page of The People, London, England.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of the Sunday Pictorial, London, England.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of The Sunday Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of The Sunday Mail, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of The Sunday Star, Washington, D.C.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of The Charleston Gazette, Charleston, West Virginia.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of The Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan.
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Note the report in column3: "Arkansas Girl, 21, Sneezes Ten Days"
(As the late, great, Paul Harvey would say "Here is a Strange.")


October 13, 1940: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of the Butte Montana Standard, Butte, Montana.
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Note the report in columns: 5-6: "Tom Mix, Movies' Greatest Cowboy, Killed In Crash"


October 13, 1940: Front page of the Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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October 13, 1940: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Schwere Brände in der Londoner City.
(Big fires in the City of London.)



   
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