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Sunday April 11, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:


Logo of the Royal Navy.svgThe British cabinet held a rare Sunday meeting in which it decided to afford the fullest protection to British shipping outside the three-mile limit in northern Spanish waters. This was understood to include authorizing the Royal Navy to open fire on any Spanish vessels interfering with British cargo ships.

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The Junkers Ju 89 prototype had its first flight, although it never entered production





German Wehrmacht recruits wave goodbye from the train.

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Chicago Daily Tribune April 11, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune April 11, 1937