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1940: Nazi Peace Bid Underway

A newspaper reported the Nazis were trying for peace in 1940.

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1961: Milk for Combat!

Foremost was offering “combat cutouts” with its milk in 1961. Modern milk does not generally include missiles.

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1961: Building Nuclear Fallout Shelters

Should we build nuclear shelters, asked this 1961 Daily Globe editorial.

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1939: Source of Anxiety Is Not Abroad but at Home

The source of anxiety was not abroad but at home in 1939, according to this Daily Globe article.

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1939: Nazis Can’t Stop Culture

The Nazis couldn’t stop culture, argued this 1939 editorial. Note Hitler’s displeasure with the German Nobel Peace Prize winner, which was echoed this year by China’s reaction to one of its dissidents winning the prize. Some things never change.

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1960: The Soviet Union Is Winning

The Soviet Union’s influence was spreading, warned this 1960 Daily Globe editorial.

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1939: Let’s Not Lose Our Heads Over Europe

A 1939 editorial advised everyone to hold onto our hats over the European War.

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1939: Digging More Graves and Another Monument

We did need another war monument.

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1939: Homeowners Decorate City; Hitler Looms in Europe

In 1939, homeowners decorated Worthington while Germany was blaming attempts on Hitler’s life on Great Britain.

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1939: Armistice Day

The Worthington National Bank reminded people it would be closed on Armistice Day (now Veterans Day) in 1939. We do still celebrate Armistice Day, as Veterans Day, but it was not the beginning of Permanent Peace. In fact, in 1939, … Continue reading

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