World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Monday March 10, 1941
Day 557

March 10, 1941: Front page of the Nottingham Evening Post, Nottingham, England.
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Note the report in column 2: "Jap War Against Tuberculosis"
(The report states that 1,500,000 Japanese have the disease.)


March 10, 1941: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of the Birmingham Gazette, Birmingham, England.
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Note the report in column 6: "Italian Raider Sunk In Flames"
(The armed merchant cruiser Ramb I, was sunk by HMS Leander on Feb. 27, 1941, about 150 were killed.


March 10, 1941: Front page of the Evening Telegraph and Post, Dundee, Scotland.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Note the headline report: "Scheme to reinforce U.S. Pacific fleet Britain may lend latest battleships"
(The accompanying photo has a caption that reads A giant British battleship of the latest type which may be loaned to the US Pacific fleet. The photo is of the superstructure of either HMS Rodney or HMS Nelson, not exactly the latest British battleships considering they were built between 1925 and 1927.)


March 10, 1941: Front page of The News, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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Note the report in column 2: "Fast Fascist Cruiser Is Sunk By Sub"
(This report was true, the cruiser, Armando Diaz, was sunk by the British submarine HMS Upholder on Feb. 25th. About 500 men were lost in the ship.)


March 10, 1941: Front page of the Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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Note the report in columns 4-5: "Canadian Girl Is Hero of Air Raid"
(Helen Marie Stevens, a 23-year-old from Dunnville, Ontario, "preformed acts of heroism" during a German air raid.)


March 10, 1941: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of The Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
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Note the report in column 2: "British Premier's Daughter Falsely Reported Killed"
(Rumors that Churchill's daughter had been killed in a bombing were not true.)


March 10, 1941: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of The Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of the San Mateo Times, San Mateo, California.
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March 10, 1941: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. Rege Tätigkeit der Luftwaffe über Sonntag -Brände in der Staatswerft Portsmouth.
(Lively activity of the Luftwaffe over Sunday - Fires at Portsmouth State Shipyard.)


March 10, 1941: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Die Wiener Messe - ein Wahrzeichen deutscher Siegessicherheit.
(The Vienna Fair - a symbol of German victory security.)



   
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