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September 1, 1939 - Let There Be Peace on Earth and Let it Begin With Me!

A friend of mine posted W.H. Auden’s poem “September 1, 1939″ on Facebook today. Intrigued by his post, I followed the link and read the poem: … 401 more words


Documentary - Recording the Kings Speech

Tune in tomorrow early 03:32 GMT or stay up late 23:32 GMT for BBC WORLD SERVICE documentary – Delivering the King’s Speech! This programme explores the fascinating history of royalty releasing records, and incorporates rare material from the EMI Archives and an interview with EMI historian Tony Locantro. 186 more words

"September 1, 1939": The Prophecies of W. H. Auden

”September 1, 1939” is a poem by W. H. Auden, an Anglo-American poet, regarded by many as one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. 817 more words


75th Anniversary of World War II

September 1st, 1939 — World War II begins.

In 1938, all of Europe proclaimed that war was a crime against human nature. The countries of Europe were still very aware of the consequences of World War 1, known as The Great War. 1,127 more words


Ah, Basil!

Yesterday, I finished watching about three movies. Before I saw the Elvis film that was agonizing to watch, I saw The Hound of the Baskervilles… 883 more words


World War II Erupts: Color Photos From the Invasion of Poland, 1939

On Sept. 1, 1939, one week after Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression pact, more than a million German troops—along with 50,000 Slovakian soldiers—invaded Poland. 316 more words

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