US newspapers reporting the start of World War II

US newspapers reporting the start of World War II

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Caption: US newspapers reporting the start of World War II. Crowd of people in Washington DC, USA, looking at newspaper headlines on 1 September 1939, the day the German invasion of Poland began at the start of World War II. The USA would later enter the war in 1941, with over 16 million serving in the US Armed Forces and hundreds of thousands being killed. This photograph is from the Harris and Ewing collection.

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