World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Sunday, September 3, 1939
Day 3

September 3, 1939: Front page of The People, London, England.
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Note the report at center: "£500 Penalty If You Do Not Darken Home"
(For those living in the age of COVID-19 this should be a reminder of just how restricted your forefathers were in World War II. See document in link below to read more about Blackout restrictions.)


September 3, 1939: Front page of The Sunday Post, Glasgow, Scotland.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of the Grimsby Evening Telegraph, Grimsby, England.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of the Nottingham Evening Post, Nottingham, England.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of The Sunderland Echo and Shipping Gazette, Sunderland, England.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of The Key West Citizen, Key West, Florida.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of the Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of the Ottumwa Daily Courier, Ottumwa, Iowa.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of The Rhinelander Daily News, Rhineland, Wisconsin.
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September 3, 1939: Front page of the Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, Nevada.
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Page published Sept. 3, 2020