American media reaction to Operation Barbarossa?

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American media reaction to Operation Barbarossa?

Post by Cory C » 26 Sep 2003 18:45

Just curious, what was the American media's reaction to the invasion of Russia by Germany? Particularly, at the time when it seemed Germany might win? Was there much worry, or not much interest?

Some original articles on the matter would be great. Thanks.

~Cory

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american media reaction to barbarossa

Post by waffen » 22 Oct 2003 08:45

8) this is one thread i will follow with great interest...... great question :idea: americas contribution in ww2 should never be forgotten,but their real involvement came after pearl harbour :roll:

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Post by Takao » 22 Oct 2003 17:24

Not sure about the media, but the Unions(read Communists) were very negative about going to war with Germany. However, once Barbarossa was launched. The unions immediately changed their tune and began a movement that supported the US going to war with Germany.

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Post by Orok » 22 Oct 2003 17:38

Why don't you guys go to your local libraries and dig out your local newspapers for that time and see what they say? 8)

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Post by Germania » 22 Oct 2003 18:09

Orok wrote:Why don't you guys go to your local libraries and dig out your local newspapers for that time and see what they say? 8)

This statement will be okay for US people but not for european ones because we don´t have so much newspapers libaries and I must say it is a little bit sad because much informations where lost for the once people!

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Post by Orok » 22 Oct 2003 18:33

Germania wrote:
Orok wrote:Why don't you guys go to your local libraries and dig out your local newspapers for that time and see what they say? 8)

This statement will be okay for US people but not for european ones because we don´t have so much newspapers libaries and I must say it is a little bit sad because much informations where lost for the once people!


True! I was talking to Mr. Marlowe and Mr. Takao, both have a US location! :lol:

Also the topic is about US media reaction so a search of German period newspapers won't answer the question! :lol:

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Re: American media reaction to Operation Barbarossa?

Post by Cantankerous » 25 Jul 2020 23:38

The Canadian-born American radio commentator Father Charles Coughlin called Operation Barbarossa "the first strike in the holy war on communism" and slammed the Allies' war against the Axis as influenced by Jews.

Link:
http://www.holocaustchronicle.org/StaticPages/239.html

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Re: American media reaction to Operation Barbarossa?

Post by wm » 26 Jul 2020 11:04

The holocausthronicle.org is an amateurish, full of fake stories site and shouldn't be used as a source ever.

The one memorable fake story is a Pole in the town of Swierze literally carries a Jewish woman to the Gestapo.

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Re: American media reaction to Operation Barbarossa?

Post by wm » 26 Jul 2020 11:13

Nov. 30, 1941
The New York Times
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