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Volume 1 - No. 1 - September 16, 1939

Why We Are At War

Sep1939

Why We Are At War

Confronted by the record in other pages if the things Hitler has said and the things he has done, the reader will be in small doubt as to the immediate reasons which have compelled Britain to go to wa

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Britain's First Air Raid Warnings

Sep1939

Britain's First Air Raid Warnings

Half an hour after the war began, Britain received her first air raid warning. Everywhere in London and the southern and eastern counties the sirens wailed their note of warning. Surprised and hard

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Britain is at Full Strength by Air Land and Sea

Sep1939

Britain is at Full Strength by Air Land and Sea

In the Crisis of 1938 Ė that crisis which had its origin in German aggression against Czecho-Slovakia and its outcome in the Munich Conference which dismembered the little republic Ė Britainís materia

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Britain's Home Defences Were All Ready

Sep1939

Britain's Home Defences Were All Ready

In the interval that elapsed between the Crisis of September 1938 and that of a year later, Britain made vast strides in the preparing for that war which all men of good will still believed might, and

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Britain's War Cabinet

Sep1939

Britain's War Cabinet

Rt. Hon. NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN, P.C., M.P. Born in in 1869, second son of Joseph Chamberlain, our Prime Minister was appointed Directory-General of National Service in 1916. Postmaster-General in 1922,

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The Children's Trek to Safety

Sep1939

The Children's Trek to Safety

Among Britainís emergency preparations was the evacuation of large numbers of children, mothers, and sick and infirm folk from the overcrowded cities. These pictures illustrate the great move proceedi

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A Triumph of British Civilian Organization

Sep1939

A Triumph of British Civilian Organization

In the four days ending Monday, Sept. 4, 650,000 schoolchildren and others were evacuated from Greater London. No tribute was more highly earned than that paid by Mr. Herbert Morrison, M.P., Leader of

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The Dastardly Sinking of the 'Athenia'

Sep1939

The Dastardly Sinking of the 'Athenia'

Hardly had the world realized that war had again begun when it received with a thrill of horror the news that the German U-boats had claimed their first victim. Without a word of warning, a passenger

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Danzig and the Men Who Betrayed It

Sep1939

Danzig and the Men Who Betrayed It

Situated at the mouth of the Vistula, great river of Eastern Europe, stands Danzig, the city which was the final objective in Hitlerís campaign of aggression. For centuries it has been a centre of eco

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Poland Resolute Against the German Might

Sep1939

Poland Resolute Against the German Might

If you want a symbol of Poland in arms you will find it not in speeding aircraft, marching masses of infantry, rumbling tanks and mechanized artillery, but in a trooper of the national cavalry. Alert,

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These Men Sought War

Sep1939

These Men Sought War

Adolf Hitler, born an Austrian, became the apostle of Pan-Germanism, Chancellor of the Reich since 1933 he has established his power on the doctrine of Mailed Fist. Party leader Rudolph Hess has fr

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And These Are They Who Sought Peace

Sep1939

And These Are They Who Sought Peace

Neville Chamberlain, Britain's Prime Minister, comes first among those who made a noble stand for peace. Queen Wilhelmina of Holland joined in the appeal of King Albert and the Oslo Powers to Hitle

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Words That History Will Remember

Sep1939

Words That History Will Remember

A Record of the Vital Declarations and Solemn Statements of the World's Leaders. Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1939 King Leopold of the Belgians: Broadcasting in the name of the King of Denmark, the Presid

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