Posts Tagged “world war two”

Virginia Woolf’s suicide note

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

English writer Virginia Woolf committed suicide on 28 March 1941. She struggled with depression and was deeply affected by the Second World War.   ‘I cannot go on’ Woolf left a touching note for her husband, saying ‘I owe all my happiness to you, but cannot go on and spoil your life’. Read the full […]

Nazi Germany Invades Poland – 1 September 1939

Posted on August 31st, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

On 1 September 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. Here are two newspaper stories – published on 1 September 1939 – that report on the invasion. Gloucestershire Echo – Friday 01 September 1939 Image © Local World Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000320/19390901/008/0001 Gloucestershire Echo – Friday 01 September 1939 Image © […]