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The BBC News| September 4th 1939

SS Athenia is sunk outward bound to the United States.   Listen to the BBC news for this day 80 years ago! Advertisements

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The King’s Speech – 3rd September 1939

80 years ago today King George VI delivered this speech addressing Britain’s involvement in World War II.

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Odd Facts About World War 2 in 1939 (1)

The Caption in War Illustrated for these articles reads: “Worth Noting Today, and Re-reading in Years to Come” Grey Hairs For Firing Line “I watched columns of older reservists march the trains that were to carry them to points near … Continue reading

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