1939 in the United Kingdom

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1939 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1939 in the United Kingdom. This year sees the start of World War II.

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  1. ^ "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Penguin Pocket OnThis Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 385–386. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  4. ^ Fletcher, Marjorie H. (1989). The WRNS: a history of the Women's Royal Naval Service. London: Batsford. p. 90. ISBN 0-7134-6185-3. 
  5. ^ "WW2 People's War Timeline, BBC". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  6. ^ Libraries and Culture, Stanley Chodorow
  7. ^ Callander, Jane (2004). "Garrod, Dorothy Annie Elizabeth (1892–1968)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/37443. Retrieved 2011-02-14.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  8. ^ Warren, C.E.T.; Benson, James (1958). "The Admiralty regrets ...": the story of His Majesty's submarine Thetis and Thunderbolt. London: Harrap. 
  9. ^ Narracot, A.H. (1941). "9 – Woman in Blue". How The R.A.F. Works. Frederick Muller Ltd. p. 108 (n115). Retrieved 2009-07-30. 
  10. ^ Twinch, Carol (1990). Women on the Land: their story during two World Wars. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press. p. 67. ISBN 0-7188-2814-3. 
  11. ^ Spencer-Longhurst, Paul (2004). "Atkinson, Robert (1883–1952)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/38347. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 
  12. ^ "The Barber Institute: A Cultural Centre For Birmingham". The Times (48366) (London). 25 July 1939. p. 17. 
  13. ^ Bosman, Suzanne (2008). The National Gallery in Wartime. London: National Gallery Company. p. 25. ISBN 978-1-85709-424-4. 
  14. ^ a b "Conscription, Spartacus Educational". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  15. ^ Brennecke, Jochen (2003). The Hunters and the Hunted. Naval Institute Press. pp. 15–16. ISBN 1-59114-091-9. 
  16. ^ a b "1939: An emergency population count in wartime". 2011 Census. 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-13. 
  17. ^ Matthew, H. C. G. (2004). "Edward VIII, later Prince Edward, duke of Windsor (1894–1972)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/31061. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  18. ^ "The BBC Story – 1930s". Retrieved 2010-05-31. 
  19. ^ Duncan, George. "Lesser-Known Facts of World War II". Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
  20. ^ Doyle, Peter (2010). ARP and Civil Defence in the Second World War. Oxford: Shire Publications. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-7478-0765-0. 
  21. ^ English, John (1993). Amazon to Ivanhoe: British Standard Destroyers of the 1930s. Kendal: World Ship Society. ISBN 0-905617-64-9. 

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