Peace was great, unless you were Poland in 1939.
And this is the Daily Globe’s coverage of King Turkey Day in context. It’s strange to think of our fun festival somewhat overshadowed by fears of war, but it was 1939.
The two major headlines in October 1939 are juxtaposed here, one about the awesome first King Turkey Day celebration ever, and one about Hitler and the coming storm in Europe.
This AP dispatch summarized the war in Europe in October 1939.
What would happen after the war, the Daily Globe asked in 1939, when it was still just beginning.