World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Tuesday January 7, 1941
Day 495

January 7, 1941: Front page of the Manchester Evening News, Manchester, England.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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Note the report in columns 5-6: "Speedboats' Vain Search for Amy Johnson"


January 7, 1941: Front page of the Birmingham Gazette, Birmingham, England.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Telegraph, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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Note the report in columns 2-4: "New Year Greeting In TNT - British Monitor Hurls 600 Tons' Of Shells Into Bardia"
(HMS Terror would become a war casualty a little more than a month later when the ship was bombed by German aircraft and hit two mines at Benghazi Harbor on Feb. 22-23, 1941. The ship was so badly damaged that it was scuttled on Feb. 24th.)


January 7, 1941: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of the McAllen Daily Press, McAllen, Texas.
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Note the report in columns 4-5: "Stripped Ship Out"
(The Catalina PBY-5 which put down in a pond on Jan. 2, flown out by the pilot and co-pilot who landed it there.)


January 7, 1941: Front page of The Montana Standard, Butte, Montana.
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January 7, 1941: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.
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Note the report in column 5: "Try Anti-Semites - Race Hatred Law Upheld by Court"


January 7, 1941: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. Bombenabenabwürfe über Irland.
(Bombs dropped over Ireland.)
2. Lügenagitation wieder an der Arbeit.
(Lying agitation back to work.)


January 7, 1941: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Churchill als General Umorganisator.
(Churchill as general reorganizer.)



   
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