May 10, 1940 - Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg are invaded. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain resigns. Winston Churchill assumes office. News reports, bulletins, analysis of the days turn of events.
April 25, 1941. Rumored fall of Athens to Axis forces. No German raids over London for second night running. RAF attacks German targets. Free-French Island of Tahiti pledges support to De-Gaulle. Concerns about Germans making move on Spain with 2,500 operatives posing as German tourists in Madrid. German brewers working on Light Beer. Secretary of State Cordell Hull pledges renewed support for Convoys to Britain. Please donate to Newstalgia to keep this service up and running.
March 27, 1940 - "One Chance For Peace, A Thousand Chances For War". Secretary of State Sumner Welles on returning from Diplomatic mission to Europe. Italian/Hungarian Pact finalized in Rome. Russo-Persia Trade Treaty. Rift developing between France and Soviet Union. Graf Spee crew mutinied. Explosions at Romanian Oil field blamed on British sabotage. U.S. Judge rules Labor Unions do come within range of U.S. Anti-Trust Laws.
March 9, 1940 - Continued border fighting between Finland and Russia. Germany threatens Sweden over Iron Ore exports. von Ribbentrop visits Rome regarding Finnish crisis. U.S. accused of inciting Finland. Capitol Hill - Labor Committee chairwoman Mary Norton condemns move to drop the Labor Relations Board and calls to revise the Labor Law. Election campaign of 1940 gets underway with Democrats split over the Hatch Act or "pure political law" regarding a ban on officials campaigning for colleagues.
March 8, 1941. News of the day including British raid on the Norwegian island of Lofoten. Vote expected on Lease-Lend Bill. German reports sinking of British ships on the rise. German air attacks on Malta continue. Germany charges U.S. of attempting influence over Yugoslavia. Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka visits Berlin.
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