World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Saturday, June 21, 1941
Day 660

June 21, 1941: Front page of the Nottingham Evening Post, Nottingham, England.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of the Evening Express, Liverpool, England.
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Note the report in column 5: "Lindbergh's View On Air War"


June 21, 1941: Front page of the Birmingham Gazette, Birmingham, England.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of the Western Mail and South Wales News, Cardiff, Wales.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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Note the report in column 1: "Flew Tasmania II Spitfire"
(At least one of the Spitfires paid for by Tasmanian's, flown by a local man.)


June 21, 1941: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Note the report in column 1: "Reprieved Dog Now Army Mascot"
(Rowdy, the fox terrier sentenced to death by his former owner, now the mascot of U.S. Army Airmen at Hamilton Field, California.)
[Also see "Rowdy, and New Boss" in The Havre Daily News of June 24, 1941.]


June 21, 1941: Front page of The Telegraph, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of The Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
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Note the report in column 8: "O-9's 33 Dead May Be Left In Ocean Tomb"
 
Also note the report in column 3: "Prinz Eugen Damaged In Battle, British Report"
(The report claims that Prinz Eugen was set a fire “like a ruddy fireworks show” by HMS Prince of Wales during the battle that sank Bismarck. This entire report is false. HMS Prince of Wales was not in attendance during the battle that sank the Bismarck on May 27, 1941, the battleship had been damaged during the Battle of the Denmark Strait on May 24th, and put into Hvalfjord, Iceland on the 27th. The battle that sank HMS Hood lasted only 21 minutes, the battle that sank the Bismarck lasted 1 hr and 56 minutes.)


June 21, 1941: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of The Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.
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June 21, 1941: Front page of the Briesetal-Bote, Kreis Niederbarnim, Brandenburg, Germany.
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1. Sassoon will England verschachern - Britischer Jude aus Mesopotamien fordert Eingliederung in die USA.
(Sassoon wants to barter England - British Jew from Mesopotamia demands incorporation into the USA.)
2. Heldenhafter Einsatz im Südosten.
(Heroic operation in the Southeast.)



   
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