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World War II Today: September 30

1938 Under German threats of war, Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign an accord permitting Germany to take control of Sudetenland–a region of Czechoslovakia inhabited by a German-speaking minority. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain boasts, “I believe it is peace in our time.” 1939 Graf Spee sinks the British steamship Clement off Pernambuco, Brazil. Polish government-in-exile […]

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NBC Words At War Episode 35 “The Life of George Washington Carver“

Words At War Episode 35 “The Life of George Washington Carver“ Released February 11, 1944. Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important biography by Mrs. Rackham Holt, “George Washington Carver”. Take a look at these other WWII Posts: WWII Today: September 26

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World War II Today: September 24

1939 U-boats sink three UK-bound neutral merchant ships. Food rationing introduced in Germany on small scale. Warsaw, Poland surrenders to Germany; Polish government-in-exile established in Paris. German Special Task Force troops execute 800 Polish intellectuals and leaders in Bydgoszcz. 1940 18th successive night raid on London. Southampton and Brighton also attacked. Plans to evacuate mothers

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