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Wartime news transmission. Close-up of a newspaper and Morse code telegraphic keyboard being used in the radio room of the New York Times newspaper in New York, USA, in September 1942. The news is being transmitted to ships in international Morse code, using a short-wave radio transmitter. The news has been screened and passed by the naval censor, as indicated by the stamp marks. This photograph is part of an Office of War Information collection taken by US photographer Marjory Collins (1912-1985), documenting life on the home front in the USA during World War II (1939-1945).
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