Not only does 2014 mark the 100th anniversary of World War One, it is also the 75th anniversary of the start of World War Two. Britain declared war on Germany on 3 September 1939, following Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland on 1 September. Take a look at the newspaper headlines from Sunday 3 September, announcing that Britain was at war once more.
Newspaper headlines from the beginning of WW2
Portsmouth Evening News prints WW2 pictures
Alongside the newspaper’s announcement that Britain was at war with Germany, the Portsmouth Evening News also printed pictures from the first day of World War Two.
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