World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Sunday July 20, 1941
Day 689

July 20, 1941: Front page of The People, London, England.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of the Sunday Pictorial, London, England.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of The Sunday Post, Glasgow, Scotland.
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Note the report in column 5: "Egg Control Revised"


July 20, 1941: Front page of The Sunday Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Note the report at top right: "Epileptic Adolf?"
(The Russian propaganda from yesterday, found on the front page again. There is no evidence that Adolf Hitler had epilepsy.)


July 20, 1941: Front page of The Sunday Star, Washington, D.C.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of The Sunday Star-News, Wilmington, North Carolina.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of the Detroit Times, Detroit, Michigan.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of The Hammond Times, Hammond, Indiana.
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Note the headline report: "Reds Sink 11 Transports"
(The first paragraph states; Stalin has been appointed People's Commissar for Defence under a decree issued by the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. In the body of the report they add sinking an oil tanker to the tally. The cost to the Russians, one plane and one torpedo boat. If you are going to lie, tell the big lie.)


July 20, 1941: Front page of The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of the Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of the Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California.
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July 20, 1941: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Geständnis des Abenteurers von Washington. Roosevelt bestätigt selbst seinen Schießbefehl.
(Confession of the Adventurer of Washington. Roosevelt himself confirmed his order to shoot.)
2. Bessarabienfront über den Dnjestr vorgestoßen.
(Bessarabien front front advanced across the Dniester.)



   
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