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Young Adventurer Sent Home

November 1, 2009 |  6:00 am


Nov. 1, 1939, Runaway

Nov. 1, 1939, Runaway
Nov. 1, 1939, Runaway
Nov. 1, 1939, Runaway

Nov. 1, 1939, Jews



Nov. 1, 1939: Charles Conner of Chicago, who ran away at the age of 14 to fight in the war, is sent home after a remarkable series of adventures. At one point, when the ocean liner carrying him was stopped by a British patrol for nine days, he decided to swim 2 1/2 miles to shore … And Jews are fleeing Vienna for “a reservation in former Polish territory.”

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