World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Sunday February 2, 1941
Day 521

February 2, 1941: Front page of The People, London, England.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of the Sunday Pictorial, London, England.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of The Sunday Post, Glasgow, Scotland.
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Note the report at top right: "Invasion Threat To Britain - U.S. Forecast"


February 2, 1941: Front page of the Sunday Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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(The words of Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Frank Knox. These are the type of statements people make when they are scared, or want to scare others. While there were many hundreds of tons of poison gas munitions manufactured (by all nations) none were used in combat during World War II.)


February 2, 1941: Front page of The Sunday Star, Washington, D.C.
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Note the report in column 8: "Col. Donovan Will See Three Turkish Leaders"
(Wild Bill Donovan on the move again.)


February 2, 1941: Front page of the Detroit Times, Detroit, Michigan.
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Note the report in column 4: "6 Months' Deferment Given James Stewart"


February 2, 1941: Front page of The Sunday Star-News, Wilmington, North Carolina.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of The Montana Standard, Butte, Montana.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of the Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of the Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California.
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February 2, 1941: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Einsam gegenüber der größten Militärmacht der Welt!
(All alone against the greatest military power in the world!)



   
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