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1942 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

The 9th Annual Bach Festival is held.  Arthur Leslie Jacobs conducting

POLITICS

Anne Frank goes into hiding with her family to avoid arrest and being taken to the concentration camps
The Battle of Midway begins in the Pacific.  This battle is considered one of the major naval battles of the Pacific campaign.
The Battle of Stalingrad takes place as the Germans and Russians fight for control of the city.  This becomes one of the bloodiest battles of the war and becomes a decisive Soviet victory.
Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D Roosevelt orders all Japanese Americans removed from Western coastal areas and taken to internment camps where they remained, under armed guard, for the next four years.

POINTS OF INTEREST

The T shirt is introduced

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