World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Wednesday, July 23, 1941
Day 692

July 23, 1941: Front page of the Nottingham Evening Post, Nottingham, England.
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Note the report in column 5: "Anti-U-Boat Activity"
(Sir Victor Warrender, Financial Secretary to the Admiralty, stated in the House of Commons that while he was unable to give details of recent activities against U-boats, the results lately achieved have been encouraging. The reason he was unable to give details was because not a single U-boat had been sunk in July of 1941. But one has to keep up the morale on the home front.)


July 23, 1941: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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Note the report in column 5: "Nazis Preparing To Use Gas?
(Another reliable report from our friends at Radio Moscow. To the best of my knowledge, no belligerent nation used poison gas in combat during the Second World War.)


July 23, 1941: Front page of the Evening Express, Liverpool, England.
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Note the report in columns 5-6: "Women Up To 31 Are To register"


July 23, 1941: Front page of The Evening News And Southern Daily Mail, Portsmouth and Southsea, England.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of the Western Mail and South Wales News, Cardiff, Wales.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of The Telegraph, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of the Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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Note the report in columns 3-4: "Epidemic Spreads in Provence - Infantile Paralysis Cases INcrease"
(After conducting a quick search through the news articles concerning the case of polio in New York State announced yesterday, there is no further information about the person who has been infected, where that person came from or how they got here.)


July 23, 1941: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of The Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of The Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of the San Mateo Times, San Mateo, California.
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July 23, 1941: Front page of the Teltower Kreisblatt, Kreis Teltow, Brandenburg, Germany.
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1. Roosevelt jüdisch-freimaurerhöriger Kriegshetzer.
(Roosevelt Jewish Masonic warmonger.)


July 23, 1941: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Schwerer Bombenangriff auf Moskau - Die Sowjetische Front in zusammenhanglose Gruppen zerrissen.
(Heavy bombing raid on Moscow. The Soviet Front torn into disjointed groups.)
Note the photo at top right. Adolf Hitler is seen awarding Oberstleutnant Adolf Galland the Schwerter [Swords] to his Ritterkreuz [Knight's Cross.]



   
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