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World War II (25,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a global conflict that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries, including all of the
The Wizard of Oz (1939 film) (13,419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). An adaptation of L. Frank Baum's 1900 children's fantasy
Invasion of Poland (14,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The invasion of Poland (1 September – 6 October 1939) was a joint attack on the Republic of Poland by Nazi Germany, the Slovak Republic, and the Soviet
Gone with the Wind (film) (13,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from the 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell. The film was produced by David O.
Nazi Germany (22,491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
received the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia in that same year. In March 1939, the Slovak state was proclaimed and became a client state of Germany, and
Czechoslovakia (5,733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
while the country lost further territories to Hungary and Poland. Between 1939 and 1945 the state ceased to exist, as Slovakia proclaimed its independence
Spanish Civil War (29,052 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apr.–Aug. 1939 Pact of Steel May 1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol May–Sep. 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact Aug. 1939 Invasion of Poland Sep. 1939 The Spanish
Winter War (16,067 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Finland. The war began with a Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 November 1939, three months after the outbreak of World War II, and ended three and a half
Allies of World War II (15,297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an international military coalition formed during the Second World War (1939–1945) to oppose the Axis powers, led by Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, and
Marvel Comics (10,402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Walt Disney Company since September 1, 2009. Evolving from Timely Comics in 1939, Magazine Management/Atlas Comics in 1951 and its predecessor, Marvel Mystery
Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact (16,407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Eastern Europe between them. The pact was signed in Moscow on 23 August 1939 by German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop and Soviet Foreign Minister
Copa del Rey (2,805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Copa del Presidente de la República (1932–36) and Copa del Generalísimo (1939–76), is an annual knockout football competition in Spanish football, organized
Iron Cross (4,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Franco-Prussian War (EK 1870), World War I (EK 1914), and World War II (EK 1939). During the 1930s and World War II, the Nazi regime superimposed a swastika
Second Polish Republic (8,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1918 and 17 September 1939. The state was established at the end of the First World War. The Second Republic ceased to exist in 1939, when Poland was invaded
Treaty of Versailles (17,569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apr.–Aug. 1939 Pact of Steel May 1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol May–Sep. 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact Aug. 1939 Invasion of Poland Sep. 1939 The Treaty
Adolf Hitler (18,861 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dictatorship, he initiated World War II in Europe by invading Poland on 1 September 1939. He was closely involved in military operations throughout the war and was
Batman (23,712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
debuted in the 27th issue of the comic book Detective Comics on March 30, 1939. In the DC Universe continuity, Batman is the alias of Bruce Wayne, a wealthy
Axis powers (21,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1937, followed by Hungary and Spain in 1939. The "Rome–Berlin Axis" became a military alliance in 1939 under the so-called "Pact of Steel", with the
Luftwaffe (15,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
battle-experienced air forces in the world when World War II broke out in 1939. By the summer of 1939, the Luftwaffe had twenty-eight Geschwader (wings). The Luftwaffe
World War II casualties (34,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1939–40, which totaled 136,945: Battle of Khalkhin Gol in 1939 (8,931), Invasion of Poland of 1939 (1,139), and the Winter War with Finland in 1939–40
Hewlett-Packard (11,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by Bill Hewlett and David Packard in 1939, and initially produced a line of electronic test and measurement equipment
Graceland (5,345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
newspaper, the Memphis Daily Appeal. The site (before the mansion was built in 1939) was named after Toof's daughter, Grace. She inherited the property from
Great Depression (20,455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Great Depression (1929–1939) was an economic shock that impacted most countries across the world. It was a period of economic depression that became
Soviet invasion of Poland (10,147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the Soviet Union without a formal declaration of war. On 17 September 1939, the Soviet Union invaded Poland from the east, 16 days after Nazi Germany
Pro Bowl (6,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Football League All-Star Game (1939–1942), Pro Bowl (1951–2022), or Pro Bowl Games (starting in 2023) is an annual event held by the National
Frank Sinatra (29,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was going to "become so big that no one could ever touch him". In March 1939, saxophone player Frank Mane, who knew Sinatra from Jersey City radio station
Slovak Republic (1939–1945) (4,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
partially-recognized client state of Nazi Germany which existed between 14 March 1939 and 4 April 1945. The Slovak part of Czechoslovakia declared independence
Occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) (8,515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Apr.–Aug. 1939 Pact of Steel May 1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol May–Sep. 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact Aug. 1939 Invasion of Poland Sep. 1939 The military
Second Spanish Republic (5,874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from 1931 to 1939. The Republic was proclaimed on 14 April 1931, after the deposition of King Alfonso XIII, and was dissolved on 1 April 1939 after surrendering
Lily Tomlin (4,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. She started her career as a stand-up comedian
Occupation of Poland (1939–1945) (12,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Soviet Union during World War II (1939–1945) began with the German-Soviet invasion of Poland in September 1939, and it was formally concluded with the
Anschluss (12,456 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apr.–Aug. 1939 Pact of Steel May 1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol May–Sep. 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact Aug. 1939 Invasion of Poland Sep. 1939 The Anschluss
Kriegsmarine (7,431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1936–1939) under the guise of enforcing non-intervention, but in reality supported the Nationalists against the Spanish Republicans. In January 1939, Plan
Lou Gehrig (9,393 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees (1923–1939). Gehrig was renowned for his prowess as a hitter and for his durability
Oskar Schindler (5,571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intelligence service of Nazi Germany, in 1936. He joined the Nazi Party in 1939. Prior to the beginning of German occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1938, he
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (3,466 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
personnel from other Axis powers. The award was instituted on 1 September 1939, at the onset of the German invasion of Poland. The award was created to
F. Murray Abraham (2,960 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
F. Murray Abraham (born Murray Abraham; October 24, 1939) is an American actor. Known for his roles on stage and screen, he came to prominence for his
Reinhard Heydrich (9,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
September 1939 By order of the Reichsführer-SS, residency without possession of an identification card is punishable by death. Heydrich, November 1939 On 29
Harvey Keitel (2,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harvey Keitel (/kaɪˈtɛl/ ky-TEL; born May 13, 1939) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of morally ambiguous and "tough guy" characters
Vivien Leigh (7,694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for her definitive performances as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Francoist Spain (9,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dictatorship (dictadura franquista), was the period of Spanish history between 1939 and 1975, when Francisco Franco ruled Spain after the Spanish Civil War with
1939 New York World's Fair (8,702 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939–40 New York World's Fair was a world's fair held at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York, United States. It was the second-most expensive
George VI (6,378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the House of Windsor, taking the regnal name George VI. In September 1939, the British Empire and most Commonwealth countries—but not Ireland—declared
Italian protectorate of Albania (1939–1943) (3,943 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
led by Italian governors, after being militarily occupied by Italy, from 1939 until 1943. During this time, Albania ceased to exist as an independent country
Wehrmacht (11,470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1926, his influence on the army was still apparent when it went to war in 1939. Germany was forbidden to have an air force by the Versailles treaty; nonetheless
Free City of Danzig (9,451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
city-state under the protection of the League of Nations between 1920 and 1939, consisting of the Baltic Sea port of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) and nearly
Karl Dönitz (16,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the main enemy of Allied naval forces in the Battle of the Atlantic. From 1939 to 1943 the U-boats fought effectively but lost the initiative from May 1943
Benito Mussolini (24,654 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
East Africa (AOI) with Eritrea and Somalia. In 1939, Italian forces annexed Albania. Between 1936 and 1939, Mussolini ordered the successful Italian military
Phil Spector (10,348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harvey Phillip Spector (born Harvey Philip Spector; December 26, 1939 – January 16, 2021) was an American record producer and songwriter, best known for
Karl Dönitz (16,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the main enemy of Allied naval forces in the Battle of the Atlantic. From 1939 to 1943 the U-boats fought effectively but lost the initiative from May 1943
Francisco Franco (20,946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Republic during the Spanish Civil War and thereafter ruled over Spain from 1939 to 1975 as a dictator, assuming the title Caudillo. This period in Spanish
Interwar period (9,787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
century, the interwar period lasted from 11 November 1918 to 1 September 1939 (20 years, 9 months, 21 days), the end of the First World War to the beginning
Battle of France (22,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War. On 3 September 1939, France declared war on Germany following the German invasion of Poland. In early September 1939, France began the limited
Sigmund Freud (24,714 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
[ˈziːkmʊnt ˈfʁɔʏ̯t]; born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical
Causes of World War II (8,467 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The causes of World War II, a global war from 1939 to 1945 that was the deadliest conflict in human history, have been given considerable attention by
List of aircraft of World War II (955 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hungary, Italy Fiat CR.32 1934 Italy Italy, Hungary, China Fiat CR.42 Falco 1939 Italy Italy, Hungary, Belgium, Germany, Croatia Gloster Gamecock II/Kukko
Red Army (9,766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Soviet–Finnish War 1939–1940" (Russian: Сове́тско-финская война́ 1939–1940) and "Soviet–Finland War 1939–1940" (Russian: Сове́тско-финляндская война́ 1939–1940) are
Aberdeen F.C. (9,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Donald Colman. The club's colours have been primarily red and white since 1939; before this, they played in black and gold vertical stripes. In modern times
Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (4,753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a partially annexed territory of Nazi Germany established on 16 March 1939 following the German occupation of the Czech lands. The protectorate's population
Phoney War (3,872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1 September 1939; the Phoney period began with the declaration of war by the United Kingdom and France against Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939, after which
Schutzstaffel (17,508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
branches committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during World War II (1939–45). The SS was also involved in commercial enterprises and exploited concentration
Cannes Film Festival (5,082 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This snub encouraged the French to found a free festival. Thus, on May 31, 1939, the city of Cannes was finally selected as the location for the festival
Nazi concentration camps (5,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mauthausen (August 1938) in territory annexed from Austria, and Ravensbrück (May 1939) the first purpose-built camp for female prisoners. The mass arrests were
Clark Gable (12,314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rhett Butler opposite Vivien Leigh's Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939). He found continued commercial and critical success with Manhattan Melodrama
Atlético Madrid (8,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
playoff against Osasuna, champion of the Segunda División tournament. By 1939, when La Liga had resumed, Athletic had merged with Aviación Nacional of
Poland (21,170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regained its independence in 1918 as the Second Polish Republic. In September 1939, the German-Soviet invasion of Poland marked the beginning of World War II
Aktion T4 (11,247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"mercy death" (Gnadentod). In October 1939, Adolf Hitler signed a "euthanasia note", backdated to 1 September 1939, which authorised his physician Karl
DC Comics (9,890 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Comics #6's (November 1938) Superman story by Siegel and Shuster. Starting in 1939, Siegel and Shuster's Superman would be the first comic derived character
Tina Turner (14,671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American-born and naturalized Swiss retired singer, dancer and actress. Widely referred to
Over the Rainbow (3,308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ballad by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Yip Harburg. It was written for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, in which it was sung by actress Judy Garland in her
Operation Barbarossa (20,394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to ensure the survival of Germany for generations to come. On 10 February 1939, Hitler told his army commanders that the next war would be "purely a war
Douglas Fairbanks (3,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fairbanks Sr. (born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman; May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor and filmmaker. He was best known for his swashbuckling
W. H. Auden (9,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as "Funeral Blues"; on political and social themes, such as "September 1, 1939" and "The Shield of Achilles"; on cultural and psychological themes, such
Battle of the Atlantic (18,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Atlantic, the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, ran from 1939 to the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, covering a major part of the naval
Battles of Khalkhin Gol (6,381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
border conflicts involving the Soviet Union, Mongolia, Japan and Manchukuo in 1939. The conflict was named after the river Khalkhin Gol, which passes through
Adolf Eichmann (10,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
economic pressure. After the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Eichmann and his staff arranged for Jews to be concentrated in ghettos in
Mickey Rooney (8,007 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stars of the silent-film era. He was the top box-office attraction from 1939 to 1941, and one of the best-paid actors of that era. At the height of a
Croix de Guerre 1939–1945 (677 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guerre 1939–1945 (English: War Cross 1939–1945) is a French military decoration, a version of the Croix de Guerre created on 26 September 1939 to honour
Automatic transmission (4,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Motors Hydramatic four-speed hydraulic automatic, which was introduced in 1939. The most common design of automatic transmissions is the hydraulic automatic
German-occupied Europe (651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
military forces and the government of Nazi Germany at various times between 1939 and 1945, during and shortly before World War II, generally administered
Munich Agreement (12,947 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apr.–Aug. 1939 Pact of Steel May 1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol May–Sep. 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact Aug. 1939 Invasion of Poland Sep. 1939 The First Czechoslovak
Joachim von Ribbentrop (20,781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United Kingdom (1938–1939) Glossary of Nazi Germany Fritz Grobba: German Ambassador to Iraq (1932–1939, 1941) and Saudi Arabia (1938–1939) Ulrich von Hassell:
New Swabia (1,620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Maud Land.[citation needed] New Swabia was explored by Germany in early 1939 and named after that expedition's ship, Schwabenland, itself named after
General Government (8,457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, Slovakia and the Soviet Union in 1939 at the onset of World War II. The newly occupied Second Polish Republic was
First Czechoslovak Republic (2,777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
half a year before Germany occupied the rest of Czechoslovakia in March 1939. The independence of Czechoslovakia was proclaimed on 28 October 1918 by
Nazi Party (11,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nazi Germany. It was put under the Reich Security Main Office (RSHA) in 1939, which then coordinated SD, Gestapo and criminal police, therefore functioning
Ballet (4,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ballet (French: [balɛ]) is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the fifteenth century and later developed into
Olivia de Havilland (15,194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
her best-known roles is that of Melanie Hamilton in Gone with the Wind (1939), for which she received her first of five Oscar nominations, the only one
Pope Pius XII (25,048 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2 March 1939 until his death in October 1958. Before his election to the papacy, he served
Alabama Crimson Tide football (8,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Alabama Crimson Tide football program represents the University of Alabama (variously Alabama, UA, or Bama) in the sport of American football. The
Lee Majors (2,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lee Majors (born Harvey Lee Yeary; April 23, 1939) is an American actor. Majors portrayed the characters of Heath Barkley in the American television Western
Ralph Lauren (3,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ralph Lauren(/ˈlɔːrən/ LOR-ən; né Lifshitz; born October 14, 1939) is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and billionaire businessman, best known
Quezon City (12,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it has a population of 2,960,048 people. It was founded on October 12, 1939, and was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the second president of the Philippines
Second Sino-Japanese War (22,002 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Force continue to exert strong resistance against the Japanese offensive. By 1939, after Chinese victories in Changsha and Guangxi, and with Japan's lines
Gestapo (10,576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sub-office of the Sicherheitspolizei (SiPo; Security Police). From 27 September 1939, it was administered by the Reich Security Main Office (RSHA). It became
Central Reserve Police Force (3,573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It came into existence as the Crown Representative's Police on 27 July 1939. After Indian independence, it became the Central Reserve Police Force on
1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine (16,193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine, later known as The Great Revolt (al-Thawra al- Kubra) or The Great Palestinian Revolt (Thawrat Filastin al-Kubra)
Wes Craven (2,856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wesley Earl Craven (August 2, 1939 – August 30, 2015) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and editor. Craven has commonly been
Nazi ghettos (1,848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were rejected in the post-Kristallnacht period. However, soon after the 1939 German invasion of Poland, the Nazis began to designate areas of larger Polish
Arlen Ness (863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arlen Darryl Ness (July 12, 1939 – March 22, 2019) was an American motorcycle designer and entrepreneur best known for his custom motorcycles. Ness received
BBC World Service (8,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
result, the Empire Service was renamed the BBC Overseas Service in November 1939, supplemented by the addition of a dedicated BBC European Service from 1941
Ian McKellen (9,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Ian Murray McKellen CH CBE (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. With a career spanning over six decades, he is noted for his performances on the
John Steinbeck (8,681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Of Mice and Men (1937). The Pulitzer Prize–winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American literary
James Joyce (18,300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) and Finnegans Wake (1939). His other writings include three books of poetry, a play, letters, and
Modern architecture (14,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
discuss public housing and was scheduled to meet in the United States in 1939, but the meeting was cancelled because of the war. The legacy of the CIAM
Polish government-in-exile (3,457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Poland formed in the aftermath of the Invasion of Poland of September 1939, and the subsequent occupation of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union, and
Lorient (3,742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
66–87. doi:10.3406/abpo.1939.1788. Chaumeil, Louis (1939). "Abrégé d'histoire de Lorient de la fondation (1666) à nos jours (1939)". Annales de Bretagne
Waffen-SS (16,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ruch oporu w GG 1939-1944 [Terror and politics: the German police and the Polish resistance movement in the General Government 1939-1944] (in Polish)
Joseph Stalin (31,750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
system of forced labour camps, and at least 700,000 executed between 1934 and 1939. By 1937, he had absolute control over the party and government. Stalin promoted
Stagecoach (1939 film) (3,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Stagecoach is a 1939 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne in his breakthrough role. The screenplay by
1939 United States House of Representatives elections (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Race - Feb 03, 1939". Our Campaigns. January 14, 2011. Retrieved February 16, 2022. "TN - District 06 Special Election Race - May 11, 1939". Our Campaigns
American Theater (World War II) (7,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
War II The first naval battle during the war was fought on December 13, 1939, off the Atlantic coast of South America. The German "pocket battleship"
Ginger Rogers (5,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
films such as Stage Door (1937), Vivacious Lady (1938), Bachelor Mother (1939), Primrose Path (1940), The Major and the Minor (1942) and I'll Be Seeing
Pope Pius XI (11,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ˈratti]; 31 May 1857 – 10 February 1939), was head of the Catholic Church from 6 February 1922 to his death in February 1939. He was the first sovereign of
Greggs (3,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with EG Group. Greggs was founded by John Gregg as a Tyneside bakery in 1939. It opened its first shop in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne in 1951. When
History of the Jews in Poland (27,745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of various nationalities, during the German occupation of Poland between 1939 and 1945, called the Holocaust. Since the fall of communism in Poland, there
Copa América (3,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
edition of the event to be officially reinstated in 1939. Peru became the host nation of the 1939 edition and won the competition for the first time.
Choo Chiat Goh (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Choo Chiat Goh (born 1939) is a Chinese ballet dancer, choreographer, and the founder of the renowned Goh Ballet Academy, Canada, along with his wife Lin
Joel Whitburn (675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joel Carver Whitburn (November 29, 1939 – June 14, 2022) was an American author and music historian, responsible for setting up the Record Research, Inc
Polish Air Force (5,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of World War I in 1918. During the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany in 1939, 70% of its aircraft were destroyed. Most pilots, after the Soviet invasion
Netherlands in World War II (8,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was doubled between 1938 and 1939, amid rising international tensions, it constituted only 4% of national spending in 1939, in contrast to nearly 25% of
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies filmography (1929–1939) (955 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bros. under the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies banners between 1930 and 1939, plus the pilot film from 1929 which was used to sell the Looney Tunes series
James Naismith (4,669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Naismith (NAY-smith; November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian-American physical educator, physician, Christian chaplain, and sports coach
And Then There Were None (6,455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 6 November 1939, as Ten Little Niggers, after the children's counting rhyme and minstrel
Archie Comics (7,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
comic series, which it published from 1992 until 2016. The company began in 1939 as M.L.J. Magazines, Inc., which primarily published superhero comics. The
James Stewart (18,915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of reason who becomes a senator in Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939). He won the Academy Award for Best Actor, the only competitive Oscar of
World's fair (6,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during this era. This era set the basic character of the world fair. The 1939–40 New York World's Fair, and those that followed, took a different approach
John Ford (16,803 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and The Quiet Man (1952). He is renowned for Westerns such as Stagecoach (1939), My Darling Clementine (1946), Rio Grande (1950), The Searchers (1956),
Sevilla FC (8,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cups, one national league title in 1945–46, five Spanish Cup titles (1935, 1939, 1948, 2007 and 2010), one Spanish Super Cup (2007), a record six UEFA Cups/UEFA
Albanian Kingdom (1928–1939) (3,440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Albanian: Mbretëria Shqiptare) was the official name of Albania between 1928 and 1939. Albania was declared a monarchy by the Constituent Assembly, and President
Streamline Moderne (2,860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Airport, New York (1939) Hotel Shangri-La (1939), Santa Monica, California Greyhound Bus Station, Columbia, South Carolina (1936–1939) The Las Vegas Union
Marvin Gaye (12,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr., who also spelled his surname as Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), was an American singer and songwriter. He helped to shape the
History of Poland (1939–1945) (24,854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The history of Poland from 1939 to 1945 encompasses primarily the period from the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union to the end of
The Grapes of Wrath (5,989 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is an American realist novel written by John Steinbeck and published in 1939. The book won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and
Scarlett O'Hara (3,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
protagonist in Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel Gone with the Wind and in the 1939 film of the same name, where she is portrayed by Vivien Leigh. She also is
Harry Hopman (989 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hopman was the successful captain-coach of 22 Australian Davis Cup teams from 1939 to 1967. With players such as Frank Sedgman, Ken McGregor, Lew Hoad, Ken
Pope Pius IX (9,424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
204-205 Stehle 47 Schmidlin 1922–1939, p. 52. Schmidlin 1922–1939, p. 49. Schmidlin 1922–1939, p. 50. Schmidlin 1922–1939, p. 53. Gagliarducci, Andrea (7
War Medal 1939–1945 (1,944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The War Medal 1939–1945 is a campaign medal which was instituted by the United Kingdom on 16 August 1945, for award to citizens of the British Commonwealth
All India Forward Bloc (5,113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in India. It emerged as a faction within the Indian National Congress in 1939, led by Subhas Chandra Bose. The party re-established as an independent political
List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 1920–1939 (10,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1920–1939. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801; parliaments
Broadcast Music, Inc. (1,463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regardless of how much music the station played from ASCAP's repertoire. In 1939, ASCAP announced a substantial increase in the revenue share licensees would
Lists of Czech films (145 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The list of Czech films is a list of films made in the Czech lands from 1898 to the present. After 1930 some were with Czech sound, and after 1947 some
You Are My Sunshine (2,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
song under the title "You Are My Sunshine" on August 22, 1939, and released it on October 6, 1939 for Bluebird Records. The song was recorded in Atlanta
Paul Hogan (3,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Hogan AM (born 8 October 1939) is an Australian actor and comedian. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and won the
Pocket Books (910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mass-market, pocket-sized paperback books in the United States in early 1939 and revolutionized the publishing industry. The German Albatross Books had
Blue Note Records (3,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Universal Music Group and operated under Capitol Music Group. Established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, it derived its name from the blue notes
Battle of Changsha (1939) (1,098 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The First Battle of Changsha (17 September 1939 – 6 October 1939; Chinese: 第一次長沙會戰) was the first of four attempts by Japan to take the city of Changsha
War Medal 1939–1945 (1,944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The War Medal 1939–1945 is a campaign medal which was instituted by the United Kingdom on 16 August 1945, for award to citizens of the British Commonwealth
Glamour (magazine) (1,699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
years a traditional hard-copy magazine, it was founded in 1939 and first published in April 1939 in the United States. It was originally called Glamour of
Dieter Nohlen (184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dieter Nohlen (born 6 November 1939) is a German academic and political scientist. He currently holds the position of Emeritus Professor of Political Science
Library of Congress (8,539 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
years, it was completed in 1938 and opened to the public in 1939. After Putnam retired in 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed poet and writer
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference (1,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Kashmir, the organisation renamed itself to "National Conference" in 1939 in order to represent all the people of the state. It supported the accession
League of Nations (18,264 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was expelled after invading Finland. The onset of the Second World War in 1939 showed that the League had failed its primary purpose; it was inactive until
Finnish Army (1,937 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
independent battalions and companies at the beginning of the Winter War in 1939. The Army was organised into three corps. The II and III Corps were organised
Treaty of Trianon (11,739 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apr.–Aug. 1939 Pact of Steel May 1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol May–Sep. 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact Aug. 1939 Invasion of Poland Sep. 1939 The Treaty
Occupation of the Baltic states (10,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that had been signed between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in August 1939, immediately before the outbreak of World War II. The three countries were
Hermann Göring (11,138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cross 2nd Class on 30 September 1939 1st Class on 30 September 1939 Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 30 September 1939 Grand Cross of the Iron Cross
List of feminists (3,574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between 1700 and 1799. Born between 1800 and 1874. Born between 1875 and 1939. Born between 1940 and 1999. Birth year is currently unavailable. Feminism
Nazi crimes against the Polish nation (9,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
crimes and crimes against humanity committed against the Polish nation from 1939 to 1945. The Nazi master plan entailed the expulsion and mass extermination
Slovakia (14,745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
declared.[citation needed] Thus, Slovakia seceded from Czecho-Slovakia in March 1939 and allied itself, as demanded by Germany, with Hitler's coalition. Secession
Blitzkrieg (15,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
warfare. German maneuver operations were successful in the campaigns of 1939–1941 and by 1940 the term blitzkrieg was extensively used in Western media
Wuthering Heights (1939 film) (2,764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Wuthering Heights is a 1939 American romantic period drama film directed by William Wyler, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, starring Merle Oberon, Laurence
HMS Prince of Wales (53) (5,474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
shipyard in Birkenhead on 1 January 1937, although it was not until 3 May 1939 that she was launched. She was still fitting out when war was declared in
Abelardo Colomé Ibarra (848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Corps General Abelardo Colomé Ibarra (born 13 September 1939 in Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Province, Cuba) was a Vice President of the Council of State
Timeline of World War II (1939) (6,534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of events of World War II in 1939, from the start of the war on 1 September 1939. For events preceding September 1, 1939, see the timeline of events preceding
Blue Beetle (4,702 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
number of American comic books published by a variety of companies since 1939. The most recent of the companies to own rights to Blue Beetle is DC Comics
Algorithm (14,229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Formulation 1 of 1936, and Alan Turing's Turing machines of 1936–37 and 1939. An informal definition could be "a set of rules that precisely defines a
Haganah (4,264 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arab attacks, such as the riots of 1920, 1921, 1929 and during the 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine. It was under the control of the Jewish Agency,
Łódź (10,839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cambridge 1899-1939. London: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137315397. Stefański, Krzysztof (2003). Atlas architektury dawnej Łodzi: do 1939 r. (in Polish)
Judy Garland (14,384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is widely known for playing the part of Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz (1939). She attained international stardom as an actress in both musical and dramatic
Francis Ford Coppola (12,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francis Ford Coppola (/ˈkoʊpələ/; Italian: [ˈkɔppola]; born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one
Finnegans Wake (19,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
deconstruction". Written in Paris over a period of seventeen years and published in 1939, Finnegans Wake was Joyce's final work. The entire book is written in a largely
Rockefeller Center (17,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first buildings opened in 1933. The core of the complex was completed by 1939. Described as one of the greatest projects of the Great Depression era, Rockefeller
Susman Kiselgof (1,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aronovich) Kiselgof (Зусман Аронович Кисельгоф, זוסמאַן קיסעלהאָף; 1878 – 1939) was a Russian-Jewish folksong collector and pedagogue associated with the
Josef Mengele (6,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
viewed as valid scientific efforts even outside Nazi Germany. On 28 July 1939, Mengele married Irene Schönbein, whom he had met while working as a medical
German submarine U-48 (1939) (2,850 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
as yard number 583 during 1938 and 1939, being completed a few months before the outbreak of war in September 1939 and given to Kapitänleutnant (Kptlt
Gdynia (5,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which started World War II in September 1939, Gdynia was the site of fierce Polish defense. On 13 September 1939, the Germans carried out first arrests
Skip Caray (2,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harry Christopher "Skip" Caray Jr. (August 12, 1939 – August 3, 2008) was an American sportscaster, best known for his long career as a radio and television
Works Progress Administration (8,427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was an American New Deal agency that employed millions of
National Film Registry (3,856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Citizen Kane≠ Narrative feature 1941 1989 The City Documentary/short subject 1939 1998 City Lights Narrative feature 1931 1991 Civilization Narrative feature
Sweden during World War II (7,312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
policy of neutrality during World War II. When the war began on 1 September 1939, the fate of Sweden was unclear. But by a combination of its geopolitical
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (7,500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of what is now western Ukraine having been annexed from eastern Poland in 1939, with significant portions of Romania in 1940, alongside another addition
Ali MacGraw (2,033 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Elizabeth Alice MacGraw (born April 1, 1939) is an American actress and activist. She gained attention with her role in the film Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (11,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lyle 1939, pp. 135, 142. Lyle 1939, p. 138. Lyle 1939, pp. 140–141. Harrison 2006, p. 160. Harrison 2006, p. 162. Lyle 1939, p. 143. Lyle 1939, p. 146
Bugatti (2,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be a severe blow for the marque, and the death of his son Jean Bugatti in 1939 meant that there was no successor to lead the factory. No more than about
US Airways (10,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francisco to Philadelphia via Phoenix and Charlotte, operating as Flight 1939 with 1939 commemorating the birth of All American Aviation, which eventually became
List of motorcycle manufacturers (1,436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
AGF Aiglon (1908–1953) Alcyon (1904–1957) Automoto Dollar (1925–1939) Dresch (1923–1939) Gima Gnome et Rhône (1919–1959) Juery (1930s–1960s) Monet-Goyon
Soviet–Japanese border conflicts (2,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Khorloogiin Choibalsan) and Japan (led by Hirohito) in Northeast Asia from 1932 to 1939. The Japanese expansion in Northeast China created a common border between
New York–Penn League (1,475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
League Baseball league that operated in the northeastern United States from 1939 to 2020. Classified as a Class A Short Season league, its season started
Pioneer League (baseball) (1,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Major League Baseball (MLB). It is designated as an MLB Partner League. From 1939 to 2020, the Pioneer League was affiliated with Minor League Baseball and
Continuation War (13,494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ladoga Karelia. However, the Finnish Army continued the offensive past the 1939 border during the conquest of East Karelia, including Petrozavodsk, and halted
Charles Lindbergh (23,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Return Home". The New York Times, April 15, 1939, p. 8. Mosley 1976, p. 249. "History of Longines in 1939 - 1939". www.longines.com. Archived from the original
Rio Ave F.C. (961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
River, which flows through the town and into the Atlantic Ocean. Founded in 1939, they play their home matches at Estádio do Rio Ave, also known as the Estádio
G.D. Estoril Praia (1,856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Portuguese sports club from Estoril, Cascais, Lisbon. Founded on 17 May 1939, its football team currently plays in Primeira Liga and hold home games at
United States Army Air Corps (13,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October 1938), North American B-25 Mitchell (January 1939), Consolidated B-24 Liberator (December 1939), and Martin B-26 Marauder (November 1940). Except
W. B. Yeats (8,879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet, dramatist, writer and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.
G.D. Estoril Praia (1,856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Portuguese sports club from Estoril, Cascais, Lisbon. Founded on 17 May 1939, its football team currently plays in Primeira Liga and hold home games at
Merle Oberon (3,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1938) as Mary Smith Over the Moon (1939) as Jane Benson Wuthering Heights (1939) as Cathy The Lion Has Wings (1939) as Mrs. Richardson 'Til We Meet Again
Bydgoszcz (6,021 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Day, November 11, 1939, the Germans symbolically publicly executed Leon Barciszewski, the mayor of Bydgoszcz. On November 17, 1939, the commander of the
New York–Penn League (1,475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
League Baseball league that operated in the northeastern United States from 1939 to 2020. Classified as a Class A Short Season league, its season started
Appeasement (10,910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nazi Germany (from 1933) and Fascist Italy (from 1922) between 1935 and 1939. Under British pressure, appeasement of Nazism and Fascism also played a
Final Solution (9,852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
January 1939). "Extract from the Speech by Hitler, 30 January 1939". YadVashem.org. [Also in:] "Adolf Hitler on the Jewish Question". 30 January 1939. Archived
Rio Ave F.C. (961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
River, which flows through the town and into the Atlantic Ocean. Founded in 1939, they play their home matches at Estádio do Rio Ave, also known as the Estádio
Internal Revenue Code (2,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Congress on February 10, 1939 as the "Internal Revenue Code" (later known as the "Internal Revenue Code of 1939"). The 1939 Code was published as volume
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park (11,691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
eastern Queens. Flushing Meadows–Corona Park was created as the site of the 1939 New York World's Fair and also hosted the 1964 New York World's Fair. Following
NCAA basketball tournament Most Outstanding Player (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to a player's name indicates they did not play for the championship team. 1939 – Jimmy Hull, Ohio State* 1940 – Marvin Huffman, Indiana 1941 – John Kotz
Strategic bombing during World War II (21,725 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War II (1939–1945) involved sustained strategic bombing of railways, harbours, cities, workers' and civilian housing, and industrial districts in
Hiroshima (4,866 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hiroshima (広島市, Hiroshima-shi, /ˌhɪroʊˈʃiːmə/, also UK: /hɪˈrɒʃɪmə/, US: /hɪˈroʊʃɪmə/, Japanese: [çiɾoɕima]) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture in
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax (10,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
9–10 November 1938) and the German occupation of Czechoslovakia in March 1939 he was one of those who pushed for a new policy of attempting to deter further
Dollar General (4,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operates 18,774 stores in the continental United States. The company began in 1939 as a family-owned business called J.L. Turner and Son in Scottsville, Kentucky
James Fox (1,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Fox (born 19 May 1939), known professionally as James Fox, is an English actor. He appeared in several notable films of the 1960s and early 1970s
McCune–Reischauer (1,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as the official system in North Korea. The system was first published in 1939 by George M. McCune and Edwin O. Reischauer. With a few exceptions, it attempts
Newell's Old Boys (1,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Football, the club affiliated to the Argentine Football Association (AFA) in 1939. Since then, Newell's Old Boys has taken part in tournaments organised by
Polish Land Forces (3,720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the First Polish Army. The German invasion of Poland began on 1 September 1939. The Wehrmacht seized half of Poland quickly despite heavy Polish resistance
Zaporizhzhia Oblast (1,934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
created as part of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic on 10 January 1939 out of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. During the 1991 Ukrainian independence
Strange Fruit (1,934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Meeropol (under his pseudonym Lewis Allan) and recorded by Billie Holiday in 1939. The lyrics were drawn from a poem by Meeropol published in 1937. The song
Looney Tunes (6,040 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of animated shorts produced by Walt Disney Productions between 1929 and 1939 Happy Harmonies, a series of animated shorts distributed by MGM between 1934
John Neumeier (1,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Neumeier (born February 24, 1939) is an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and director. He has been the director and chief choreographer of Hamburg
Baltic Germans (6,157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in what today are Estonia and Latvia. Since their coerced resettlement in 1939, Baltic Germans have markedly declined as a geographically determined ethnic
Royal Thai General System of Transcription (1,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
them. The 1939 issue allowed short vowels to be marked with a breve (˘) where expedient. By contrast, the ALA-LC transliteration uses the 1939 version with
Queens Museum (2,512 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
updated since then. It also has a large archive of artifacts from both the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs, a selection of which is on display. Attractions and
Don Williams (1,377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Donald Ray Williams (May 27, 1939 – September 8, 2017) was an American country singer, songwriter, and 2010 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame
1939–1945 Star (2,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939–1945 Star is a military campaign medal instituted by the United Kingdom on 8 July 1943 for award to British and Commonwealth forces for service
Anti-Comintern Pact (24,737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apr.–Aug. 1939 Pact of Steel May 1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol May–Sep. 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact Aug. 1939 Invasion of Poland Sep. 1939 The Anti-Komintern
McDonnell Aircraft Corporation (992 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
manufacturer based in St. Louis, Missouri. The company was founded on July 6, 1939, by James Smith McDonnell, and was best known for its military fighters,
Reichsgau Danzig-West Prussia (2,138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Danzig-Westpreußen) was an administrative division of Nazi Germany created on 8 October 1939 from annexed territory of the Free City of Danzig, the Greater Pomeranian
Canada in World War II (10,991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II begins with the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939. While the Canadian Armed Forces were eventually active in nearly every theatre
Timely Comics (3,849 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
entity that would evolve by the 1960s to become Marvel Comics. Founded in 1939, during the era called the Golden Age of comic books, "Timely" was the umbrella
Palme d'Or (2,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
introduced in 1955 by the festival's organizing committee. Previously, from 1939 to 1954, the festival's highest prize was the Grand Prix du Festival International
Polish prisoners-of-war in the Soviet Union after 1939 (2,781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As a result of the Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939, hundreds of thousands of Polish soldiers became prisoners of war. Many of them were executed; 22
Henry Fonda (6,738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with performances in films like Jezebel (1938), Jesse James (1939), and Young Mr. Lincoln (1939). His career further progressed with his portrayal of Tom
Gerry Goffin (1,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gerald Goffin (February 11, 1939 – June 19, 2014) was an American lyricist. Collaborating initially with his first wife, Carole King, he co-wrote many
Carpatho-Ukraine (2,835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Republic, Carpatho-Ukraine proclaimed an independent republic on 15 March 1939, headed by president Avgustyn Voloshyn, who appealed to Hitler for recognition
1939 in film (4,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The year 1939 in film is widely considered the greatest year in film history. The ten Best Picture-nominated films that year include classics in multiple
Alfred Hitchcock (18,908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1938) are ranked among the greatest British films of the 20th century. By 1939, he had international recognition and producer David O. Selznick persuaded
76th United States Congress (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, DC from January 3, 1939, to January 3, 1941, during the seventh and eighth years of Franklin D. Roosevelt's
Peter Bogdanovich (6,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Peter Bogdanovich ComSE (July 30, 1939 – January 6, 2022) was an American director, writer, actor, producer, critic, and film historian. He started his
Bobby Riggs (5,087 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1995) was an American tennis champion who was the World No. 1 amateur in 1939 and World No. 1 professional in 1946 and 1947. He played his first professional
Paul Sorvino (3,471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Anthony Sorvino (/sɔːrˈviːnoʊ/, Italian: [sorˈviːno]; April 13, 1939 – July 25, 2022) was an American actor. He often portrayed authority figures
Ray Stevens (1,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harold Ray Ragsdale (born January 24, 1939), known professionally as Ray Stevens, is an American country and pop singer-songwriter and comedian, known
Howard Carter (4,087 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Howard Carter (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939) was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist who discovered the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Tutankhamun
Karen Black (5,247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter. She rose to prominence
Eastern Europe (6,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
independent. The region was the main battlefield in the Second World War (1939–45), with German and Soviet armies sweeping back and forth, with millions
Spanish Air and Space Force (4,189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
victory on April 1, 1939. The present Spanish Air Force (Ejército del Aire, or EdA) was officially established on 7 October 1939, after the end of the
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (11,413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
widespread recognition with international translations of his other works. His 1939 philosophical memoir Terre des hommes (titled Wind, Sand and Stars in English)
Feroz Khan (actor) (1,419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Feroz Khan (25 September 1939 – 27 April 2009), born Zulfiqar Ali Shah Khan, was an Indian actor, film editor, producer and director, who is best known
U-boat (5,236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
warfare was the major component of the Battle of the Atlantic, which began in 1939 and ended with Germany's surrender in 1945. The Armistice of 11 November
South Dakota-class battleship (1939) (7,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
built. Construction began shortly before World War II, with Fiscal Year (FY) 1939 appropriations. Commissioning through the summer of 1942, the four ships
Persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany (9,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
committing a crime. The law was also applied retroactively. From 1936 to 1939, German police focused on homosexuality as a top priority. In 1936 the Special
MI6 (10,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1909–1923: Sir Mansfield Smith-Cumming, KCMG CB 1923–1939: Admiral Sir Hugh Sinclair, KCB 1939–1952: Major General Sir Stewart Menzies, KCB KCMG DSO
German battleship Bismarck (11,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg in July 1936 and launched in February 1939. Work was completed in August 1940, when she was commissioned into the German
Choice Hotels (2,519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a nonprofit referral chain of seven motels in Florida, was founded in 1939. It would undergo several name changes before becoming what is known today
Bette Davis (12,011 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1937) Jezebel (1938) Dark Victory (1939) The Old Maid (1939) The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) Juarez (1939) All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
Georgy Zhukov (8,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Army during the Russian Civil War. Gradually rising through the ranks, by 1939 Zhukov had been given command of an army group and won a decisive battle
Kingdom of Romania (5,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dictatorship was brief. On 7 March 1939, a new government was formed with Armand Călinescu as prime minister; on 21 September 1939, three weeks after the start
John Cleese (10,658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Marwood Cleese (/kliːz/ KLEEZ; born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. Emerging from the Cambridge Footlights
List of World War II battles (3,834 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 1939 Battle of Nanchang March 1939 Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang May 1939 Swatow Operation June 1939 First Battle of Changsha September 1939 - October
Hedy Lamarr (7,352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
performance in Algiers (1938). Her MGM films include Lady of the Tropics (1939), Boom Town (1940), H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941), and White Cargo (1942). Her
Ginger Baker (4,558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (19 August 1939 – 6 October 2019) was an English drummer. His work in the 1960s and 1970s earned him the reputation of "rock's
Messerschmitt Bf 109 (10,253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 978-3-7909-0775-9. Hahn, Fritz (1963). Deutsche Geheimwaffen, 1939–1945 [German Secret Weapons, 1939–1945] (in German). Heidenheim, Germany: E. Hoffmann. OCLC 2219140
List of aircraft of the Royal Air Force (2,471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
military aircraft. Aircraft operated with the Fleet Air Arm from 1924 until 1939 were operated by the Royal Air Force on behalf of the Navy and are included;
Isidore Singer (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Isidore Singer (10 November 1859 – 20 February 1939) was an American encyclopedist and editor of The Jewish Encyclopedia and founder of the American League
Einsatzgruppen (9,662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
responsible for mass murder, primarily by shooting, during World War II (1939–1945) in German-occupied Europe. The Einsatzgruppen had an integral role
Salvador Dalí (13,972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
paintings. Dalí lived in France throughout the Spanish Civil War (1936 to 1939) before leaving for the United States in 1940 where he achieved commercial
German submarine U-54 (1939) (728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(1999). Deutsche U-Boot-Verluste von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 [German U-boat losses from September 1939 to May 1945]. Der U-Boot-Krieg (in German). Vol
Birmingham Airport (5,853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Borough of Solihull, England. Officially opened as Elmdon Airport on 8 July 1939, the airport was requisitioned by the Air Ministry during the Second World
German submarine U-100 (1940) (949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(1999). Deutsche U-Boot-Verluste von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 [German U-boat losses from September 1939 to May 1945]. Der U-Boot-Krieg (in German). Vol
Stade Louis II (534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
athletics stadium in the country. The original Stade Louis II was opened in 1939 as the home of AS Monaco. The decision to build a new sports centre in Monaco
Grace Slick (4,551 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Grace Slick (born Grace Barnett Wing; October 30, 1939) is an American painter and a retired singer-songwriter. Slick was a key figure in San Francisco's
World war (2,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first half of the 20th century, World War I (1914–1918) and World War II (1939–1945), although historians have also described other global conflicts as
Robert Blake (actor) (3,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Our Gang (Little Rascals) short film series from 1939 to 1944. He also appeared as a child actor in 22 entries of the Red Ryder
Fawcett Comics (1,846 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fawcett Comics Industry Comics Genre Superhero, horror Founded 1939; 84 years ago (1939) Defunct 1953; 70 years ago (1953) Fate Lash Larue, Jungle Girl
Second Czechoslovak Republic (1,713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
republika) existed for 169 days, between 30 September 1938 and 15 March 1939. It was composed of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia and the autonomous regions
Teresa Mañé (2,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Teresa Mañé i Miravet (1865–1939), also known by her pen name Soledad Gustavo, was a Catalan teacher, editor and writer. As a proponent of progressive
WMAN (AM) (142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Networks, and Premiere Networks. The station was first licensed December 29, 1939. Since December 26, 2011, WMAN simulcasts on WMAN-FM (98.3 FM), with WMAN-FM
Ray Stevens (1,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harold Ray Ragsdale (born January 24, 1939), known professionally as Ray Stevens, is an American country and pop singer-songwriter and comedian, known
German submarine U-49 (1939) (966 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft AG in Kiel as yard number 584. Launched on 24 June 1939, she was commissioned on 12 August and assigned to the 7th U-Boat Flotilla
British Empire in World War II (6,658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
When the United Kingdom declared war on Nazi Germany in September 1939 at the start of World War II, the UK controlled to varying degrees numerous crown
George Hamilton (actor) (4,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
George Stevens Hamilton (born August 12, 1939) is an American actor. His notable films include Home from the Hill (1960), By Love Possessed (1961), Light
List of former Texas state highways (14,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from El Paso to Dallas and US 67 from Dallas to Texarkana. On September 26, 1939, the dual designations were removed, leaving SH 1 only on a small stretch
Nagoya Grampus (1,516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Prefecture and founded as the company team of the Toyota Motor Corp. in 1939, the club shares its home games between Mizuho Athletic Stadium (capacity
James Mason (3,424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Boat-Deck (1939), Square Pegs (1939), L’Avare (1939), and The Circle (1939). He returned to features with I Met a Murderer (1939) based on a story
Kindertransport (8,185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
From 15 March 1939, with the German occupation of Czechoslovakia, transports from Prague were hastily organised. In February and August 1939, trains from
Florida Gators football (7,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tom Sebring 1928 - 1932 Charlie Bachman 1933 - 1935 Dutch Stanley 1936 - 1939 Josh Cody 1940 - 1945 Tom Lieb 1946 - 1949 Raymond Wolf 1950 - 1959 Bob Woodruff
Sports car (6,796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as Aston-Martin (350 Astons built from 1921 to 1939) and Frazer-Nash (323 cars built from 1924 to 1939). Then by the late 1920s, the cost of producing
SS-Totenkopfverbände (4,787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Buchenwald became operational, followed by Ravensbrück (near Lichtenburg) in May 1939. There were other new camps in Austria, such as Mauthausen-Gusen concentration
LaGuardia Airport (10,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
facility was established in 1929 and began operating as a public airport in 1939. It is named after former New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia. The airport
Simo Häyhä (3,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
romanized: Belaya smert’), was a Finnish military sniper in World War II during the 1939–1940 Winter War against the Soviet Union. He used a Finnish-produced M/28-30
Hatch Act (5,490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hatch Act of 1939, An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities, is a United States federal law. Its main provision prohibits civil service employees
German battleship Scharnhorst (7,417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
launched a year and four months later on 3 October 1936. Completed in January 1939, the ship was armed with a main battery of nine 28 cm (11 in) C/34 guns in
British Expeditionary Force (World War II) (9,364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in 1939 after Britain and France declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September, beginning the Second World War. The BEF existed from 2 September 1939 when
Frida Kahlo (15,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1938; the exhibition was a success and was followed by another in Paris in 1939. While the French exhibition was less successful, the Louvre purchased a
1939 college football season (1,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939 college football season concluded with the Aggies of The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (Texas A&M) being named as the national
Lublin (7,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Był rok 1939. Operacja niemieckiej policji bezpieczeństwa w Polsce. Intelligenzaktion (in Polish). Warszawa: IPN. p. 247. Wardzyńska. Był rok 1939. Operacja
German submarine U-50 (1939) (1,133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Kiel on 3 November 1938. She was launched on 1 November 1939 and commissioned on 12 December 1939 by Kapitänleutnant (Kptlt.) Max-Hermann Bauer, who was
List of former Texas state highways (14,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from El Paso to Dallas and US 67 from Dallas to Texarkana. On September 26, 1939, the dual designations were removed, leaving SH 1 only on a small stretch
Lublin (7,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Był rok 1939. Operacja niemieckiej policji bezpieczeństwa w Polsce. Intelligenzaktion (in Polish). Warszawa: IPN. p. 247. Wardzyńska. Był rok 1939. Operacja
Polish resistance movement in World War II (6,262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Union of Armed Struggle (Związek Walki Zbrojnej or ZWZ, itself created in 1939) and would eventually incorporate most other Polish armed resistance groups
Timeline of the Battle of the Atlantic (4,012 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a timeline for the Battle of the Atlantic (1939–1945) in World War II. August 19, 1939 Five U-boats sail from Kiel and nine from Wilhelmshaven
Catalonia (21,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
movements appeared. With the establishment of the Second Spanish Republic (1931–1939), the Generalitat was restored as a Catalan autonomous government. After
WHCN (1,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is one of the oldest FM stations, beginning as an experimental outlet in 1939. WHCN is a Class B FM station. It would normally transmit at 50,000 watts
Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (5,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shorts, accompanied by white socks. Their traditional crest was introduced in 1939 by modernist painter Francisco Rebolo featuring the São Paulo state flag
WNIO (749 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network. The station was founded in 1939 as WFMJ by William F. Maag, Jr. from whose initials the call letters were
Clemson Tigers football (12,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Associated Press final poll or the coaches' final poll a combined 59 times since 1939. The Tigers play their home games in Memorial Stadium on the university's
German battleship Scharnhorst (7,417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
launched a year and four months later on 3 October 1936. Completed in January 1939, the ship was armed with a main battery of nine 28 cm (11 in) C/34 guns in
Peterbilt (5,136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Peterbilt Motors Company is an American truck manufacturer. Established in 1939 from the acquisition of Fageol Truck and Motor Company, Peterbilt specializes
Paulette Goddard (4,015 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
studio's biggest stars with roles in The Cat and the Canary (1939) with Bob Hope, The Women (1939) with Joan Crawford, North West Mounted Police (1940) with
WSDV (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translator's dial position, calling itself "103.9 Kiss FM". On December 7, 1939 the station first signed on the air. Its call sign was originally WSPB, powered
1939 college football season (1,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939 college football season concluded with the Aggies of The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (Texas A&M) being named as the national
Life Is Beautiful (3,764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Best Actor for Benigni, the first for a male non-English performance. In 1939, in Fascist Italy, Guido Orefice is a young Italian Jewish man who arrives
Judy Collins (4,970 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939) is an American singer-songwriter and musician with a career spanning seven decades. An Academy Award-nominated
Fallingwater (3,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
39°54′22″N 79°28′5″W / 39.90611°N 79.46806°W / 39.90611; -79.46806 Built 1936–1939 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright Architectural style(s) Modern architecture Visitors
Apomecynini (802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tribe of longhorn beetles of the subfamily Lamiinae. Acanthosybra Breuning, 1939 Acestrilla Bates, 1885 Acrepidopterum Fisher, 1926 Adetaptera Santos-Silva
Battle of the River Plate (7,250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Battle of the River Plate was fought in the South Atlantic on 13 December 1939 as the first naval battle of the Second World War. The Kriegsmarine heavy
Dust Bowl (6,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
settlers in the region). The drought came in three waves: 1934, 1936, and 1939–1940, but some regions of the High Plains experienced drought conditions
WRVE (1,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
each other than AM ones, without causing mutual interference. In August 1939 G.E's Schenectady operations were listed as one of only four FM facilities
Portsmouth F.C. (19,289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
importer) John Edward Pink (1866-1939) (a solicitor based at 12 High Street, Old Portsmouth) (b. 6 June 1866, d. 21 March 1939. Became Mayor of Portsmouth
Ravensbrück concentration camp (6,527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
[ʁaːvənsˈbʁʏk]) was a German concentration camp exclusively for women from 1939 to 1945, located in northern Germany, 90 km (56 mi) north of Berlin at a
Claudette Colvin (4,375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Claudette Colvin (born Claudette Austin; September 5, 1939) is an American pioneer of the 1950s civil rights movement and retired nurse aide. On March
Sejm (3,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constitutional elective monarchy. Since the Second Polish Republic (1918–1939), "Sejm" has only referred to the lower house of parliament. Sejm (an ancient
Polish złoty (3,228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Second Polish Republic, series 1925-1939 Banknotes of the Polish government-in-exile, printed in 1939. Never introduced Banknotes of Poland, issue
Western betrayal (5,893 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aid Poland when the country was invaded by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939. The same concept also refers to concessions made by the United States and
Conscription in the United Kingdom (2,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
periods in modern times. The first was from 1916 to 1920, and the second from 1939 to 1960. The last conscripted soldiers left the service in 1963. It was legally
TP Mazembe (942 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lubumbashi) in Katanga Province. The missionaries originally decided in 1939 to established a football team for the students' Boy Scout troop, named Saint
Tom Harmon (6,357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1940. He led the nation in scoring and was a consensus All-American in both 1939 and 1940 and won the Heisman Trophy, the Maxwell Award, and the Associated
HMS Belfast (7,910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1939 shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War, Belfast was initially part of the British naval blockade against Germany. In November 1939,
List of fighter aircraft (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
US Fighter-bomber 1922 Prototype 1 Aeronautica Umbra Trojani AUT.18 Italy 1939 Prototype 1 AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo Taiwan fighter-bomber 1989 Operational
History of Poland (27,402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1913 and 1939 (within the area delimited by the 1939 borders), but because of population growth (from 26.3 million in 1919 to 34.8 million in 1939), the
Lee Harvey Oswald (15,893 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lee Harvey Oswald (October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963) was a U.S. Marine veteran who assassinated John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States
Alexander Korda (4,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
executive producer uncredited) 1939 The Four Feathers 1939 Over the Moon 1939 Q Planes (a.k.a. Clouds over Europe) 1939 The Spy in Black (a.k.a. U-Boat
Soviet occupation of the Baltic states (1940) (3,063 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
assistance pacts in 1939, to their invasion and annexation in 1940, to the mass deportations of 1941. In September and October 1939 the Soviet government
List of military awards and decorations of World War II (837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Italy Star France and Germany Star Defence Medal War Medal, 1939–45 Australia Service Medal 1939–45 Cross of Valour War Cross Medal of Military Merit Hero
List of timelines of World War II (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Poland (1939) Timeline of the Battle of France (1939–1940) Timeline of the Battle of the Atlantic (1939–1945) Timeline of the Winter War (1939–1940) Timeline
Ernie Davis (2,473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernest Davis (December 14, 1939 – May 18, 1963) was an American football player who won the Heisman Trophy in 1961 and was its first African-American recipient
WCOS (AM) (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the largest number of stations in Major League Baseball. WCOS signed on in 1939, making it Columbia's second radio station. The station featured programming
Kraków (15,161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
latach 1939–1945 (Cracow, 1939–1945). Dzieje Krakowa tom 5. Cracow: Wydawnictwo Literackie, 2002. (In Polish.)"Cracow under German Occupation, 1939-1945"
Battle of Britain (26,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
9 October 1939 Overy 2013, p. 68, Directive No. 9 – Instructions For Warfare Against The Economy Of The Enemy, Berlin, 29 November 1939. Murray 2002
Lists of shipwrecks (274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shipwrecks in the Indian Ocean World War I was 1914–1918. World War II was 1939–1945. List of sunken aircraft carriers List of sunken battlecruisers List
German submarine U-40 (1938) (1,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
number 945. She was launched in November 1938 and commissioned in February 1939. U-40 conducted two war patrols during her career. Both of which were part
Errol Flynn (9,972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brigade (1936), and the hero in a number of Westerns such as Dodge City (1939), Santa Fe Trail (1940), and San Antonio (1945). Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn
Dark Side of the Rainbow (1,005 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pairing of the 1973 Pink Floyd album The Dark Side of the Moon with the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. This produces moments of apparent synchronicity where
The Queenslander (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866, and discontinued in 1939. The Queenslander was first published on 3 February 1866 in Brisbane by Thomas
Anthony Eden (16,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preparation. He later reprinted the speech in the collection Foreign Affairs (1939) to give an impression that he had been a consistent advocate of air strength
Joel Schumacher (2,362 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joel T. Schumacher (/ˈʃuːmɑːkər/; August 29, 1939 – June 22, 2020) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Raised in New York City by
Gdańsk (12,232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which defined its economic, demographic and urban landscape. From 1918 to 1939, Gdańsk lay in the disputed Polish Corridor; its ambiguous political status
Warsaw (16,876 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
boulevards, Warsaw was bombed and besieged at the start of World War II in 1939. Much of the historic city was destroyed and its diverse population decimated
The Emergency (Ireland) (9,111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was proclaimed by Dáil Éireann on 2 September 1939, allowing the passage of the Emergency Powers Act 1939 by the Oireachtas the following day. This gave
The Pianist (2002 film) (2,744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
included in BBC's 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century in 2016. In September 1939, Władysław Szpilman, a Polish-Jewish pianist, is playing live on the radio
Anthony Eden (16,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preparation. He later reprinted the speech in the collection Foreign Affairs (1939) to give an impression that he had been a consistent advocate of air strength
Ernst Toller (1,728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernst Toller (1 December 1893 – 22 May 1939) was a German author, playwright, left-wing politician and revolutionary, known for his Expressionist plays
Kingdom of Yugoslavia (8,525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
193400000 – Nikola Uzunović 1934–1935 – Bogoljub Jevtić 1935–1939 – Milan Stojadinović 1939–1941 – Dragiša Cvetković 194100000 – Dušan Simović 1941–1942
Lviv Oblast (2,517 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Empire (1772 to 1918), West Ukrainian People's Republic and Poland (1919 to 1939), when it was part of the Lwów Voivodeship of the Second Republic of Poland
Dunkirk evacuation (7,061 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a "miracle of deliverance". After Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, France and the British Empire declared war on Germany and imposed an economic
Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (10,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also reigned as Emperor of Ethiopia (1936–1941) and King of the Albanians (1939–1943). During his reign of nearly 46 years, which began after the assassination
Ernie Davis (2,473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernest Davis (December 14, 1939 – May 18, 1963) was an American football player who won the Heisman Trophy in 1961 and was its first African-American recipient
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (6,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Republic, being part of coalition government from 1931 to 1933 and from 1936 to 1939, when the Republic was defeated by Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil
German submarine U-40 (1938) (1,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
number 945. She was launched in November 1938 and commissioned in February 1939. U-40 conducted two war patrols during her career. Both of which were part
WCOS (AM) (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the largest number of stations in Major League Baseball. WCOS signed on in 1939, making it Columbia's second radio station. The station featured programming
Texas A&M Aggies football (11,504 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Centenary to replace Bell in 1934. A&M enjoyed great successes under Norton. The 1939 Texas A&M team went 11–0, beating Tulane in the Sugar Bowl, and was named
Mandatory Palestine (15,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
communities. Competing interests of the two populations led to the 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine and the 1944–1948 Jewish insurgency in Mandatory
Finland in World War II (4,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were the defensive Winter War against an invasion by the Soviet Union in 1939, followed by the offensive Continuation War, together with Germany and the
Oklahoma Sooners football (11,722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2022. "1938 Oklahoma Sooners Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. "1939 Orange Bowl Tennessee vs Oklahoma". August 8, 2014. "Dewey Luster is Oklahoma
Flower-class corvette (5,328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
145 Flower-class corvettes in 1939, the first 26 on 25 July with a further batch of 30 on 31 August, all under the 1939 Pre-War Programme. Following the
Dark Side of the Rainbow (1,005 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pairing of the 1973 Pink Floyd album The Dark Side of the Moon with the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. This produces moments of apparent synchronicity where
Defence Medal (United Kingdom) (2,622 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
War. The duration of the Second World War in Europe was from 3 September 1939 to 8 May 1945, while in the Pacific Theatre it continued until 2 September
East Prussia (7,270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
liberation. After the 1939 German ultimatum to Lithuania, the Klaipėda region was integrated again into East Prussia. After the 1939 invasion of Poland by
In the Mood (1,959 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hayes & His Orchestra in 1938. In 1983, the Glenn Miller recording from 1939 was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. In 2004, the recording was inducted
Brent Musburger (3,446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brent Woody Musburger (born May 26, 1939) is an American sportscaster, currently the lead broadcaster and managing editor at Vegas Stats and Information
Freikorps (4,772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Czech German nationalists with Nazi sympathies which operated from 1938 to 1939 Part of Hitler's successful effort to absorb Czechoslovakia into the Third
Eddie Kendricks (2,763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Edward James Kendrick (December 17, 1939 – October 5, 1992), better known as Eddie Kendricks, was an American singer and songwriter. Noted for his distinctive
Sara Dylan (2,348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sara Dylan (born Shirley Marlin Noznisky; October 28, 1939) is an American former actress and model who was the first wife of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan
Hatay Province (4,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Hatay Province of Turkey on July 7, 1939, de facto joining the country on July 23, 1939. On 29 June 1939, following a referendum, Hatay became a Turkish
EFE (2,904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Associated Press, Reuters, and Agence France-Presse. EFE was created in 1939 by Ramón Serrano Súñer, then Francoist faction's Interior Minister. Agencia
Soviet Union in World War II (16,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
On 23 August 1939 the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany which included a secret protocol that divided Eastern Europe into German
The Queenslander (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866, and discontinued in 1939. The Queenslander was first published on 3 February 1866 in Brisbane by Thomas
1939 World Series (1,193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939 World Series featured the three-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Cincinnati Reds, who were making their first Series appearance
Executive Office of the President of the United States (1,993 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recommendations, President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 lobbied Congress to approve the Reorganization Act of 1939. The Act led to Reorganization Plan No. 1,
German submarine U-55 (1939) (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in Kiel as yard number 590. Launched on 19 October 1939, she went into service on 21 November 1939 under the command of Kapitänleutnant (Kptlt.) Werner
Tulane Green Wave football (1,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conference titles 10 SIAA: 1920 SoCon: 1925, 1929, 1930, 1931 SEC: 1934, 1939, 1949 C-USA: 1998 AAC: 2022 Division titles 1 Rivalries LSU (rivalry) Southern
Merrie Melodies (2,244 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
microphone and ceding the mike to an announcer who reads a commercial). By 1939, the animators had been released from this obligation, and the Merrie Melodies
United Kingdom home front during World War II (7,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II covers the political, social and economic history during 1939–1945. The war was very expensive. It was paid for by high taxes, by selling
Hitler's prophecy (13,507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During a speech at the Reichstag on 30 January 1939, Adolf Hitler threatened "the annihilation of the Jewish race in Europe" in the event of war: If international
New Zealand Listener (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which were rebranded as Are Media. The Listener was first published in June 1939 as a weekly broadcasting guide for radio listeners, and the first issue was
1939 VFL season (644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939 VFL season was the 43rd season of the Victorian Football League (VFL), the highest level senior Australian rules football competition in Victoria
CB 1939 Canarias (998 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Club Cantera Base 1939 Canarias S.A.D., also known as Lenovo Tenerife for sponsorship reasons, is a professional basketball team that is based in San Cristóbal
1938–39 FA Cup (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the final at Wembley. 25 March 1939 15:00 Old Trafford, Manchester 25 March 1939 15:00 Highbury, London The 1939 FA Cup Final was contested by Portsmouth
1939 San Diego mayoral election (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939 San Diego mayoral election was held on April 25, to elect the mayor for San Diego. Incumbent mayor Percy J. Benbough stood for reelection to a
United Australia Party (4,485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Party. It provided two prime ministers: Joseph Lyons (1932–1939) and Robert Menzies (1939–1941). The UAP was created in the aftermath of the 1931 split
Antarctica during World War II (2,941 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
After the expedition left Antarctica on 6 February 1939 they returned to Hamburg on 11 April 1939. Nazi Germany never developed any type of permanent
Ted Williams (13,002 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Baseball (MLB) career, primarily as a left fielder, for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1960; his career was interrupted by military service during World War
Valerie Harper (2,918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Valerie Kathryn Harper (August 22, 1939 – August 30, 2019) was an American actress. She began her career as a dancer on Broadway, making her debut as a
European theatre of World War II (6,492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
almost six years, starting with Germany's invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 and ending with the Western Allies conquering most of Western Europe, the
Lviv (19,548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Second Polish Republic. After the German-Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939, Lviv became part of the Soviet Union. The once large Jewish community was
Freikorps (4,772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Czech German nationalists with Nazi sympathies which operated from 1938 to 1939 Part of Hitler's successful effort to absorb Czechoslovakia into the Third
Joe DiMaggio (7,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
voting in a close race with Charlie Gehringer of the Detroit Tigers. In 1939, DiMaggio was nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" by Yankee's play-by-play announcer
Tulane Green Wave football (1,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conference titles 10 SIAA: 1920 SoCon: 1925, 1929, 1930, 1931 SEC: 1934, 1939, 1949 C-USA: 1998 AAC: 2022 Division titles 1 Rivalries LSU (rivalry) Southern
Ted Williams (13,002 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Baseball (MLB) career, primarily as a left fielder, for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1960; his career was interrupted by military service during World War
WDFN (1,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nearby Gibraltar. The station signed on the air on December 17, 1939; 83 years ago (1939-12-17). It used the call sign WCAR from its inception until 1979
Valerie Harper (2,918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Valerie Kathryn Harper (August 22, 1939 – August 30, 2019) was an American actress. She began her career as a dancer on Broadway, making her debut as a
1938–39 FA Cup (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the final at Wembley. 25 March 1939 15:00 Old Trafford, Manchester 25 March 1939 15:00 Highbury, London The 1939 FA Cup Final was contested by Portsmouth
List of shipwrecks in 1942 (70 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
events in 1942 Ship launches: 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 Ship commissionings: 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946
John Peel (7,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey (DJ) and radio presenter
Oblasts of Ukraine (1,742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occupation, later was added to Odesa Oblast) Drohobych Oblast existed from 1939–1941 and 1944–1959 (under German occupation, it was merged into Lviv Oblast)
New Zealand Listener (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which were rebranded as Are Media. The Listener was first published in June 1939 as a weekly broadcasting guide for radio listeners, and the first issue was
1939 San Diego mayoral election (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939 San Diego mayoral election was held on April 25, to elect the mayor for San Diego. Incumbent mayor Percy J. Benbough stood for reelection to a
German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee (4,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
merchant sea lanes once war was declared. Between September and December 1939, the warship sank nine vessels totaling 50,089 gross register tons (GRT)
Museum of Modern Art (7,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prominence with the hugely successful and now famous Picasso retrospective of 1939–40, held in conjunction with the Art Institute of Chicago. In its range of
The Blitz (16,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as acceptable. From the beginning of the National Socialist regime until 1939, there was a debate in German military journals over the role of strategic
Club Atlético Independiente (5,446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1939 – while Antonio Sastre was considered the best footballer in Argentina's history on that times. The team won the 1938 Primera División and 1939 Primera
Queen Maud Land (4,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Australian Antarctic Territory 45° east. In addition, a small unclaimed area from 1939 was annexed in June 2015. Positioned in East Antarctica, it makes out about
Albertsons (9,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
would be acquiring Albertsons for $25 billion. Albertsons was founded in 1939 by Joe Albertson (1906–1993) on July 21 in Boise, Idaho. An ad in Boise's
The Four Feathers (1939 film) (1,049 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Four Feathers is a 1939 British Technicolor adventure film directed by Zoltan Korda, starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, and C.
Fascist Italy (1922–1943) (11,219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Protestant Christians, especially Evangelicals and Pentecostals. In Jan. 1939, The Jewish National Monthly reports "the only bright spot in Italy has been
History of Albania (18,091 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Albanian Republic (1925–1928). Another monarchy, the Kingdom of Albania (1928–1939), replaced the republic. The country endured occupation by Italy just prior
Gulfstream Park (1,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
turf course with a Tapeta surface. Gulfstream Park opened on February 1, 1939, conducting a four-day meeting. Its initial meeting attracted a crowd of
BBC Television (4,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
BBC Television service to be suspended on 1 September 1939 with little warning. On 1 September 1939, the station went off the air; the government was concerned
Commonwealth realm (8,682 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zealand in the Second World War 1939–1945. Vol. 1. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington (published 4 September 1939). Retrieved 6 May 2009. William
Mike Ditka (7,564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Keller Ditka (born Michael Dyczko; October 18, 1939) is an American former football player, coach, and television commentator. A member of both
Worldcon (2,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(WSFS), is a science fiction convention. It has been held each year since 1939 (except for the years 1942 to 1945, during World War II). The members of
Massacres of Poles in Volhynia and Eastern Galicia (14,465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Galicia–Volhynia Wars and Polish–Ukrainian War Just before the Soviet invasion of 1939, Volhynia had been part of the Second Polish Republic. According to the historian
Solar eclipse of April 19, 1939 (382 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An annular solar eclipse occurred on April 19, 1939. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring
Ekstraklasa (3,439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consecutive champions was broken by Cracovia, and in 1939 the championships were not finished. By 31 August 1939, after some 12 games, Ruch was the leader of
Holocaust victims (8,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jewish population was reduced by one-third, from roughly 16.6 million in 1939 to about 11 million in 1946. The extermination of Jews had been a priority
SS Antilla (1939) (1,439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ship) was a Hamburg America Line (HAPAG) cargo ship that was launched in 1939 and scuttled in 1940. Antilla was built for trade between Germany and the
Mike Farrell (2,589 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Joseph Farrell Jr. (born February 6, 1939) is an American actor, best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt on the television series M*A*S*H
Lend-Lease (8,986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Congress passed the Neutrality Act of 1939 ending the munitions embargo on a "cash and carry" basis. The passage of the 1939 amendment to the previous Neutrality
Taça de Portugal (969 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Taça de Portugal were Académica, who defeated Benfica 4–3 in the 1939 final. Benfica are the most successful team in the competition, with 26 trophies
Norwegian campaign (15,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with Poland and two days after the German Invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939, both declared war on Nazi Germany. However, neither country mounted significant
Double agent (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 978-1476788821. Masterson, J.C. (1972). The Double-Cross System in the War of 1939 to 1945. Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-01496-1. F. M. Begoum: Observations
Stutthof concentration camp (3,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
up outside German borders in World War II, in operation from 2 September 1939. It was also the last camp liberated by the Allies, on 9 May 1945. It is
Basil Rathbone (3,464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
role was that of Sherlock Holmes in fourteen Hollywood films made between 1939 and 1946 and in a radio series. His later career included roles on Broadway
Barry Mann (1,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Barry Mann (born Barry Imberman; February 9, 1939) is an American songwriter and musician, and part of a successful songwriting partnership with his wife
German submarine U-52 (1938) (1,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
number 587. Launched on 21 December 1938, she was commissioned on 4 February 1939, under the command of Kapitänleutnant (Kptlt.) Wolfgang Barten. U-52 was
Yalta Conference (4,563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Soviets would keep the territory of eastern Poland that they had annexed in 1939, with Poland to be compensated for that by extending its western borders
Territories of Poland annexed by the Soviet Union (2,805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Seventeen days after the German invasion of Poland in 1939, which marked the beginning of the Second World War, the Soviet Union entered the eastern regions
British Overseas Airways Corporation (7,852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Airways Corporation (BOAC) was the British state-owned airline created in 1939 by the merger of Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd. It continued operating
Albanian Cup (130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"knockout" competition in Albanian football. The competition started in 1939 as Kupa e Mbretit (English:"The King's Cup"). Just after a year the cup was
UE Lleida (1,320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
community of Catalonia. It was founded as Lérida Balompié-AEM on 30 October 1939, and became Unión Deportiva Lérida in 1947, after a merger with CD Leridano
American Defense Service Medal (1,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
military service members who had served on active duty between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. A similar medal, known as the American Campaign Medal
Namor (16,874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Debuting in early 1939, the character was created by writer-artist Bill Everett for comic book packager
General Santos (4,077 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bay aboard the steam ship “Basilan” of Compañia Maritima on February 27, 1939. The 62 pioneers, mostly agricultural and trade graduates, were the first
Oklahoma State Cowboys football (5,611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1934–1935 7–12–1 .375 10 Ted Cox 3 1936–1938 7–23 .233 11 Jim Lookabaugh 11 1939–1949 58–41–6 .581 12 Jennings B. Whitworth 5 1950–1954 22–27–2 .451 13 Cliff
William O. Douglas (10,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most liberal justice ever. Nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939, Douglas was confirmed at the age of 40, becoming one of the youngest justices
Albanian Cup (130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"knockout" competition in Albanian football. The competition started in 1939 as Kupa e Mbretit (English:"The King's Cup"). Just after a year the cup was
The Four Feathers (1939 film) (1,049 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Four Feathers is a 1939 British Technicolor adventure film directed by Zoltan Korda, starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, and C.
Worldcon (2,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(WSFS), is a science fiction convention. It has been held each year since 1939 (except for the years 1942 to 1945, during World War II). The members of
List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1925–1934) List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1935–1939) List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1940–1942)
David Frost (4,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir David Paradine Frost OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was a British television host, journalist, comedian and writer. He rose to prominence during
German submarine U-52 (1938) (1,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
number 587. Launched on 21 December 1938, she was commissioned on 4 February 1939, under the command of Kapitänleutnant (Kptlt.) Wolfgang Barten. U-52 was
British People's Party (1939) (990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
People's Party (BPP) was a British far-right political party founded in 1939 and led by ex-British Union of Fascists (BUF) member and Labour Party Member
German submarine U-27 (1936) (1,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on 4 October 1937, by Johannes Franz, who commanded the boat until 6 June 1939 when Hans-Georg von Friedeburg assumed command for barely one month. He was
Płock (4,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
military decoration (shortly after Lwów). Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, the city of Płock was annexed into the Reich as part of the Regierungsbezirk
Ternopil Oblast (1,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regardless of their ethnic background were exiled to Siberia. On December 4, 1939, the voivodeship division in the West Ukraine was abolished and replaced
List of members of the Baseball Hall of Fame (6,803 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
although the first induction ceremonies were not held until the hall opened in 1939. Through the elections for 2020, a total of 333 people have been inducted
George Lazenby (4,924 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Robert Lazenby (/ˈleɪzənbi/; born 5 September 1939) is an Australian actor. He was the second actor to portray fictional British secret agent James
General Santos (4,077 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bay aboard the steam ship “Basilan” of Compañia Maritima on February 27, 1939. The 62 pioneers, mostly agricultural and trade graduates, were the first
French National Centre for Scientific Research (1,242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
servants and are part of the public service. The CNRS was created on 19 October 1939 by decree of President Albert Lebrun. Since 1954, the centre has annually
Brenda Vaccaro (1,100 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brenda Buell Vaccaro (born November 18, 1939) is an American stage, television, and film actress. In a career spanning over half a century, she received
United States Chess Federation (1,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chess Life for Kids. The USCF was founded and incorporated in Illinois in 1939, from the merger of two older chess organizations. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
The King's Speech (8,680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wartime radio broadcast upon Britain's declaration of war on Germany in 1939. Seidler read about George VI's life after learning to manage a stuttering
List of Hindi films of 1939 (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 1939: Some of the noteworthy films of 1939: Pukar was a historical drama directed by Sohrab Modi
Zog I of Albania (5,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1939. At age 27, he first served as Albania's youngest ever prime minister (1922–1924), then as president (1925–1928), and finally as king (1928–1939)
R. D. Burman (4,419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rahul Dev Burman (27 June 1939 – 4 January 1994) was an Indian music director who is considered one of the most influential composers of India. From the
U.S. Route 290 (3,670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kimble County portion remained as an improved earth road. On September 26, 1939, the SH 20 designation was dropped along all portions of the route running
Reichsmark (2,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and .900 fineness so as to maintain the amount of silver. Between 1933 and 1939, a number of commemorative 5 ℛℳ pieces were issued. Production of the 3 ℛℳ
German submarine U-45 (1938) (883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Intrepid on 14 October 1939 southwest of Ireland. Her training exercises completed, U-45 left Kiel on her first war patrol on 19 August 1939 (prior to the outbreak
Westover Air Reserve Base (1,545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Operational Website www.westover.afrc.af.mil Site history Built 1939 (1939) In use 1939 – present Garrison information Garrison 439th Airlift Wing (host)
Ray Manzarek (2,957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. (né Manczarek; February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013) was an American keyboardist. He is best known as a member of the Doors, co-founding
Oregon Ducks men's basketball (2,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hobson, Oregon won the first NCAA men's basketball national championship in 1939. They again reached the Final Four in 2017 under head coach Dana Altman,
Chorzów (3,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
limits is 105,628 as of December 2021. The city of Chorzów was formed in 1934–1939 by a merger of 4 adjacent cities: Chorzów, Królewska Huta, Nowe Hajduki and
Sumy Oblast (1,334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
merging of raions from Kharkiv Oblast, Chernihiv Oblast, and Poltava Oblast in 1939 by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union. The administrative
Hanyang University (3,195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Seoul used during the Joseon Dynasty. The university was established in 1939 as an engineering school. Hanyang university was the country's first college
Terence Hill (2,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Terence Hill (born Mario Girotti; 29 March 1939) is an Italian actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. He began his career as a child actor and
German submarine U-35 (1936) (2,207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Ewerth. The U-boat was featured on the cover of Life magazine on 16 October 1939, as in the days preceding, it "courteously" rescued all the sailors of a
Volyn Oblast (863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the territory, organized as Wołyń Voivodeship was under Polish control. In 1939 when Poland was invaded and divided by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union
List of former Royal Air Force stations (1,448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2004. OCLC 69224300. Smith, David J. (1989). Britain's Military Airfields 1939–45. Patrick Stephens. pp. 133–137. ISBN 1-85260-038-1. "RAF Beaulieu's Pundit
Mark Margolis (549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mark Margolis (/mɑːrˈɡoʊlɪs/; born November 26, 1939) is an American actor. He is known for playing Alberto "The Shadow" in Scarface, Antonio Nappa in
List of theaters and campaigns of World War II (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
April 1, 1939) S-Plan (January 16, 1939 – March 1940) Slovak-Hungarian War (March 23 – 31, 1939) Italian invasion of Albania (April 7–12, 1939) List of
Cynthia Lennon (8,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cynthia Lennon (born Powell; 10 September 1939 – 1 April 2015) was the first wife of John Lennon and the mother of Julian Lennon. Born in Blackpool and
Hunt-class destroyer (2,944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
escort destroyer of the Royal Navy. The first vessels were ordered early in 1939, and the class saw extensive service in the Second World War, particularly
French Foreign Legion (15,444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Colonel Rollet. These included the blue sash and green/red epaulettes. In 1939 the white covered kepi won recognition as the official headdress of the Foreign
John Amos (1,573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Allen Amos Jr. (born December 27, 1939) is an American actor known for his role as James Evans Sr. on the CBS television series Good Times. Amos's
Greta Garbo (11,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
office poison in 1938. Her career revived with a turn to comedy in Ninotchka (1939), which earned her a third Academy Award nomination. But after the failure
Fred Perry (6,665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Republic". 23 October 1939 – via Newspapers.com. "Oakland Tribune". 27 November 1939 – via Newspapers.com. "Arizona Republic". 11 December 1939 – via Newspapers
List of United Kingdom by-elections (1931–1950) (211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
member constituency. Little was elected as an official Ulster Unionist in the 1939 Down by-election. Prior to the 1945 general election he resigned from the
AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars (2,398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1889–1981) Shirley Booth (1898–1992) Clara Bow (1905–1965) Alice Brady (1892–1939) Helen Broderick (1891–1959) Betty Bronson (1906–1971) Louise Brooks (1906–1985)
Alice Marble (1,098 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hopman in 1939, and Bobby Riggs in 1940. At Wimbledon, Marble won the singles title in 1939; the women's doubles title with Cooke in 1938 and 1939 and the
Eastern Front (World War II) (21,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Hitler had declared his intention to invade the Soviet Union on 11 August 1939 to Carl Jacob Burckhardt, League of Nations Commissioner, by saying: Everything
Mjällby AIF (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reflected in their crest and kit, are yellow and black. Formed on 1 April 1939, the club have played eight seasons in Sweden's highest football league Allsvenskan
BBC Home Service (1,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Home Service was a national and regional radio station that broadcast from 1939 until 1967, when it was replaced by BBC Radio 4. Between the early 1920s
Technicolor (6,937 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wizard of Oz (1939) and Down Argentine Way (1940), costume pictures such as The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and Gone with the Wind (1939), the film Blue
Eastern Front (World War II) (21,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Hitler had declared his intention to invade the Soviet Union on 11 August 1939 to Carl Jacob Burckhardt, League of Nations Commissioner, by saying: Everything
Mjällby AIF (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reflected in their crest and kit, are yellow and black. Formed on 1 April 1939, the club have played eight seasons in Sweden's highest football league Allsvenskan
BBC Home Service (1,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Home Service was a national and regional radio station that broadcast from 1939 until 1967, when it was replaced by BBC Radio 4. Between the early 1920s
List of minor planets: 1001–2000 (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1504 Lappeenranta 1939 FM Lappeenranta March 23, 1939 Turku L. Oterma — 11 km MPC · JPL 1505 Koranna 1939 HH Koranna April 21, 1939 Johannesburg C. Jackson
George Sanders (3,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1967). Fans of detective stories know Sanders as Simon Templar, The Saint, (1939–41), and the suave crimefighter The Falcon (1941–42). Sanders was born on
Nuclear fission (9,641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
atomic nuclei had occurred. Meitner explained it theoretically in January 1939 along with her nephew Otto Robert Frisch. Frisch named the process by analogy
Gelechiinae (1,117 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Eudactylota Walsingham, 1911 Faculta Busck, 1939 Fascista Busck, 1939 Filatima Busck, 1939 Friseria Busck, 1939 Gelechia Hübner, [1825] Metopleura Busck
World War II in Albania (6,345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In Albania, World War II began with its invasion by Italy in April 1939. Fascist Italy set up Albania as its protectorate or puppet state. The resistance
U.S. Route 77 (1,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
U.S. Route 77 (US 77) is a major north–south United States Numbered Highway which extends for 1,305 miles (2,100 km) in the central United States. As of
Province of Pomerania (1815–1945) (10,643 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
57,871 (1900); 38,785 (1939) Landkreis Köslin: population 48,678 (1900); 80,287 (1939) Landkreis Greifenberg i. Pom.: until 1939 administered by Regierungsbezirk
Igor Stravinsky (13,136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Petersburg and his mother, Anna Kirillovna Stravinskaya (née Kholodovskaya; 1854–1939), a native of Kiev, was one of four daughters of a high-ranking official
Jordan-Hare Stadium (2,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of best gameday atmospheres and most intimidating places to play. Before 1939, Auburn played its home games at Drake Field, a bare-bones facility seating
Technicolor (6,937 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wizard of Oz (1939) and Down Argentine Way (1940), costume pictures such as The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and Gone with the Wind (1939), the film Blue
List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 307 (883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United States Reports, decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1939. The Supreme Court is established by Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution
Mavis Staples (3,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress, and civil rights activist. She rose to fame as a member
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes (1,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dear, I don't give a damn", spoken by Clark Gable as Rhett Butler in the 1939 American Civil War epic Gone with the Wind, as the most memorable American
George Raft (8,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Scarface (1932) with Paul Muni, Each Dawn I Die (1939) with James Cagney, Invisible Stripes (1939) with Humphrey Bogart, Billy Wilder's comedy Some Like
Bob Lilly (1,776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Lewis Lilly (born July 26, 1939), nicknamed "Mr. Cowboy", is an American former professional football player who was a defensive tackle. After playing
Stal Mielec (1,222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
football club based in Mielec, Poland. The club was established on April 10, 1939. Historically, the club has enjoyed great successes within Poland's Ekstraklasa
India in World War II (6,111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Second World War (1939–1945), India was a part of the British Empire. India officially declared war on Nazi Germany in September 1939. India, as a part
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Modern (1939) Robin Hood Makes Good (1939) Prest-O Change-O (1939) Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (1939) Naughty but Mice (1939) Old Glory (1939) Snowman's
List of Marathi films of 1939 (86 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the year 1939. A list of Marathi films released in 1939. Sanjay Patole (26 July 2012). "Manoos (1939)". IMDb. "Life's for Living: Aadmi (1939)". IMDb.
German–Soviet Boundary and Friendship Treaty (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact of 23 August 1939. It was a secret clause as amended on 28 September 1939 by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union after their
6th Army (Wehrmacht) (2,145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Army was a field army unit of the German Wehrmacht during World War II (1939–1945). It was widely remembered for being the most highly decorated German
Don Ameche (1,637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
top female stars of the era. In 1939, Ameche played the title character in The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939). It led to the use of the word "ameche"
List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 306 (545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United States Reports, decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1939. The Supreme Court is established by Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution
White Paper of 1939 (5,035 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The White Paper of 1939 was a policy paper issued by the British government, led by Neville Chamberlain, in response to the 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine
Military ranks of the Albanian Kingdom (71 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
second lasting till the end of the kingdom in 1939. Officers Other ranks Officers Other ranks "Albania 1928-1939 (Kingdom)". uniforminsignia.org. The International
Australia in the War of 1939–1945 (4,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Australia in the War of 1939–1945 is a 22-volume official history series covering Australian involvement in the Second World War. The series was published
Department of Social Welfare and Development (1,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Public Welfare under the Department of Public Instruction. On November 1, 1939, Commonwealth Act No. 439 created the Department of Health and Public Welfare
Hatay State (1,011 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transitional political entity that existed from 7 September 1938 to 29 June 1939, being located in the territory of the Sanjak of Alexandretta of the French
1939 World Table Tennis Championships (94 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1939 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Cairo from March 6 to March 11, 1939. Only 11 men's teams and 5 women's teams entered the Championships
Shemp Howard (3,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jewish parents Solomon Horwitz (1872–1943) and Jennie Horwitz (1870–1939). Irving (1891–1939) and Benjamin (Jack) (1893–1976) were his older brothers; Moses
Carl Yastrzemski (4,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Yastrzemski (/jəˈstrɛmski/ yə-STREM-skee; nicknamed "Yaz"; born August 22, 1939) is an American former Major League Baseball player. He was elected to the
Valley of Death (Bydgoszcz) (504 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
mass grave of 1,200–1,400 Poles and Jews murdered in October and November 1939 by the local German Selbstschutz and the Gestapo. The murders were a part
U.S. Route 80 (8,228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
designated Loop 260 and Bus. US 80 in 1952. (US 80 had bypassed that route by 1939, but it was SH 1 until 1952.) The later US 80 continued east on Davis Street
William Lyon Mackenzie King (14,496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and 1939. The various provinces were assisted by the Federal Unemployment and Agricultural Assistance Act of 1938 and the Youth Training Act of 1939 to
Robert Menzies (11,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
longest-serving prime minister of Australia, holding office for over 18 years from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966. He played a central role in the creation
William Devane (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Joseph Devane (born September 5, 1939) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Greg Sumner on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing
1939 Emperor's Cup (77 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Statistics of Emperor's Cup in the 1939 season. It was contested by 8 teams, and Keio BRB won the championship. Waseda University 6–0 Kobe Commercial University
Consolidated B-24 Liberator (15,164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
each one being the same size and capacity of the B-17 bomb bays. In January 1939, the USAAC, under Specification C-212, formally invited Consolidated to submit
1939–40 Football League (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
abandoned 1939–40 season would have been the 48th season of The Football League. The kick-off in all divisions took place on Saturday 26 August 1939. On Friday
French Third Republic (17,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Modern France (1870–1939) (1940) pp 106–13. Brogan, France Under the Republic: The Development of Modern France (1870–1939) (1940) pp 127–43. "Jules
List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 308 (660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United States Reports, decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1939 and 1940. The Supreme Court is established by Article III, Section 1 of the
Military history of Australia during World War II (17,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Australia entered World War II on 3 September 1939, following the government's acceptance of the United Kingdom's declaration of war on Nazi Germany. Australia
Nordic race (2,809 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Twilight of Man, Earnest Albert Hooton, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1939 p. 77. Coon, Carleton Stevens (1939). "Photographic Supplement". The Races of Europe. New York:
Second Australian Imperial Force (3,557 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that Australia did not have the resources to do either. On 15 September 1939, Menzies announced the formation of the Second AIF, an expeditionary force
Diplomatic history of World War II (22,429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War II and the Axis powers, between 1939 and 1945. High-level diplomacy began as soon as the war started in 1939. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Carl Laemmle (1,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laemmle (/ˈlɛmli/ (listen); born Karl Lämmle; January 17, 1867 – September 24, 1939) was a film producer and the co-founder and, until 1934, owner of Universal
Western Front (World War II) (7,385 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Normandy and continued until the defeat of Germany in May 1945. On 1 September 1939, World War II began with the German invasion of Poland. In response, Britain