World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Thursday, January 22, 1942
Day 875

January 22, 1942: Front page of the News and Chronicle, London, England.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Mercury, Leeds, England.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of the Western Mail and South Wales News, Cardiff, Wales.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of the Post and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Telegraph, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of the Biddeford Daily Journal, Biddeford, Maine.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
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Note the report in column 6: "Norse Ship Sunk by Sub Off St. Pierre Jan. 12."
Also note the report in columns 6-7: "Most U.S. Employees Will Work 44-Hour Week for Duration"


January 22, 1942: Front page of The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of the Tucson Daily Citizen, Tucson, Arizona.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.
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January 22, 1942: Front page of the Teltower Kreisblatt, Kreis Teltow, Brandenburg, Germany.
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1. Starke Sowjet-Verluste an der Donezfront.
(Heavy Soviet losses on the Donetsk front.)


January 22, 1942: Front page of the Völkischer Beobachter, the official newspaper of the NSDAP.
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1. Ministerreden vor dem Reichstag in Tokio - Japans Programm zur Neuordnung Ostasiens.
(Ministerial speeches at the Reichstag in Tokyo - Japan's program for reorganizing East Asia.)
2. Als sechstem Offizer der deutschen Wehrmacht - Eichenlaub mit Schwerten für General Rommel.
(As sixth officer of the German Wehrmacht - oak leaves with swords for General Rommel.)
[Generalleutnant Erwin Rommel becomes the sixth officer to be awarded the Swords to the Ritterkreuz. He was the tenth officer to receive the Oak Leaves and would become the sixth to receive the Diamonds to the Ritterkreuz. Rommel, under suspicion of having condoned the July 20 bomb plot against Adolf Hitler [Operation Valkyrie] committed suicide under duress on Oct. 14, 1945.]



   
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