We are happy to work for a reasonable rate with a small mark up. Thanks Charles doing business as HonoredAllies of Oklahoma's Pecan Valley Stoneworks German dictator Adolf Hitler invades Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands , Belgium, Luxembourg, and then France. He devastates opposing forces with "blitzkrieg, " a strategy that stresses surprise, speed, and overwhelming force using air planes and mechanized ground forces. The USSR annexes Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain and vows Britain will never surrender. The German Luftwaffe far outnumber the Royal Air Force (RAF) as Hitler bombs London for months. The US government publicly opposes Hitler's aggression in Europe but refuses to get involved. President Roosevelt says he will not send troops into any foreign wars. The government promotes hemispheric defense through a Good Neighbor Policy in Latin America.
The dictators of Germany, Japan and Italy join forces. The US advocates peace but starts supplying Britain aid to help that country defend itself. High unemployment carries over from the Great Depression, but agriculture and industry begin to rebound. Production increases and prices rise. European countries are cut off by German blockades, so exports go down, but America's demand for agricultural goods goes up.
The Social Security Administration, created by 1930s New Deal legislation, sends out its first checks. Banking and credit industries become stronger after the 1930s. Congress passes several laws related to national defense, including the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, which provides drafting and training men for the army and navy, marines and national guard. More than 16 million men register for the draft, which also allows for conscientious objectors to be employed in non-combat work.
The Alien Registration Act requires that all aliens register with the government. Scientists learn that plasma can be substituted for whole blood transfusions; the Rh factor of blood is discovered. Food is freeze dried for the first time.
CBS demonstrates the first color television in New York City, and WNBT in New York City becomes the country's first regular television station, broadcasting to about 10,000 viewers. The first multi-lane superhighway, the Pennsylvania Turnpike opens; and the first Los Angeles freeway opens. Burma Shave roadside ads are set up along the highways, and the first MacDonald's hamburger stand opens in Pasadena, California. People enjoy an array of popular books, movies and dances.
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck is popular, and the movie Gone with the Wind wins an Academy Award. Walt Disney releases "Pinocchio" and Fantasia." Other movies include "The Great Dictator, " "The Philadelphia Story, " and "The Grapes of Wrath, staring former Nebraskan Henry Fonda. Americans enjoy "Bugs Bunny" cartoons and hear the "Superman" radio show for the first time. Big band music is popular and the Swing Era is in full swing. Thank you for your patronage.
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The item "MENS SIZE 10.5 GERMAN ReichMark PRE 1939 SILVER REICHMARKS SILVER COIN RING" is in sale since Friday, July 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Germany\Third Reich (1933-45)". The seller is "honoredallies" and is located in Newalla, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.