1939: Peace Is So Wonderful, Unless You’re Poland

Peace was great, unless you were Poland in 1939.

1939: First King Turkey Day Joyful Despite War Fears

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.

1939: Hitler And King Turkey Day

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.

1939: War At A Glance

This AP dispatch summarized the war in Europe in October 1939.

1939: After The War What?

What would happen after the war, the Daily Globe asked in 1939, when it was still just beginning.