1939 in the United Kingdom

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1939 in the United Kingdom
Other years
1937 | 1938 | 1939 (1939) | 1940 | 1941
Individual countries of the United Kingdom
England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Sport, Television and music

Events from the year 1939 in the United Kingdom. This year sees the start of the Second World War, ending the Interwar period.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Old Firm's enduring appeal". FIFA.com. FIFA. 16 April 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2018. The clubs [Celtic and Rangers] also hold the British record attendance for a league match - 118,567 at Ibrox on 2 January 1939
  2. ^ Bodwen, Tom (1976). "The IRA and the changing tactics of terrorism". Political Quarterly. 47 (4): 425–437. doi:10.1111/j.1467-923X.1976.tb02203.x.
  3. ^ "London Bomb Outrages". The Times (48221). London. 4 February 1939. col D, p. 12.
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  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 385–386. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
  6. ^ Fletcher, Marjorie H. (1989). The WRNS: a history of the Women's Royal Naval Service. London: Batsford. p. 90. ISBN 0-7134-6185-3.
  7. ^ "WW2 People's War Timeline, BBC". Retrieved 2 March 2008.
  8. ^ Libraries and Culture, Stanley Chodorow
  9. ^ Callander, Jane (2004). "Garrod, Dorothy Annie Elizabeth (1892–1968)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/37443. Retrieved 14 February 2011. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  10. ^ Warren, C. E. T.; Benson, James (1958). "The Admiralty regrets ...": the story of His Majesty's submarine Thetis and Thunderbolt. London: Harrap.
  11. ^ Narracot, A.H. (1941). "9 – Woman in Blue". How The R.A.F. Works. Frederick Muller Ltd. p. 108 (n115). Retrieved 30 July 2009.
  12. ^ Twinch, Carol (1990). Women on the Land: their story during two World Wars. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press. p. 67. ISBN 0-7188-2814-3.
  13. ^ Spencer-Longhurst, Paul (2004). "Atkinson, Robert (1883–1952)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/38347. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
  14. ^ "The Barber Institute: A Cultural Centre For Birmingham". The Times (48366). London. 25 July 1939. p. 17.
  15. ^ Bosman, Suzanne (2008). The National Gallery in Wartime. London: National Gallery Company. p. 25. ISBN 978-1-85709-424-4.
  16. ^ Scott, Jenny (25 August 2014). "Coventry IRA bombing: The 'forgotten' attack on a British city". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  17. ^ Clouting, Laura. "The Evacuated Children Of The Second World War". London: Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  18. ^ a b "Conscription". Spartacus Educational. Archived from the original on 18 February 2002. Retrieved 2 March 2008.
  19. ^ Brennecke, Jochen (2003). The Hunters and the Hunted. Naval Institute Press. pp. 15–16. ISBN 1-59114-091-9.
  20. ^ Kean, Hilda (2017). The Great Cat and Dog Massacre. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 978-0-226-31832-5.
  21. ^ a b "1939: An emergency population count in wartime". 2011 Census. 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
  22. ^ 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 8 March 2012.
  23. ^ "The BBC Story – 1930s" (PDF). Retrieved 31 May 2010.
  24. ^ Sturtivant, Ray (1990). British Naval Aviation: The Fleet Air Arm, 1917-1990. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. pp. 33–34. ISBN 0-87021-026-2.
  25. ^ Duncan, George. "Lesser-Known Facts of World War II". Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  26. ^ Doyle, Peter (2010). ARP and Civil Defence in the Second World War. Oxford: Shire Publications. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-7478-0765-0.
  27. ^ Flower, Stephen (2011). No Phoney War. Stroud: Amberley. ISBN 978-1-84868-960-2.
  28. ^ English, John (1993). Amazon to Ivanhoe: British Standard Destroyers of the 1930s. Kendal: World Ship Society. ISBN 0-905617-64-9.
  29. ^ Jeffries, Stuart (1 September 2013). "Sir David Frost obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  30. ^ "Penny Vincenzi: 'I never plot what will happen'". telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  31. ^ Cocoran, Neil (30 August 2013). "Seamus Heaney obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  32. ^ Wüstholz, Gisbert (9 April 2018). "Alan Baker obituary". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  33. ^ Steven, Alasdair (22 October 2015). "Obituary: Michael Meacher, politician". The Scotsman. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  34. ^ Ewan, Elizabeth; Pipes, Rose; Rendall, Jane; Reynolds, Siân (eds.). The new biographical dictionary of Scottish women. Edinburgh University Press. p. 3. ISBN 9781474436281.
  35. ^ Sean Street; Ray Carpenter (1 January 1993). The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, 1893-1993: a centenary celebration. Dovecote Press. p. 43. ISBN 978-1-874336-10-5.
  36. ^ Gwen John; Michael Holroyd; Anthony d'Offay (Firm) (1982). Gwen John, 1876-1939. Anthony d'Offay.
  37. ^ Llewelyn Gwyn Chambers. "Jones, Leifchild Stratten (1862-1939), Liberal politician and temperance advocate". Dictionary of Welsh Biography. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  38. ^ The Listener. British Broadcasting Corporation. July 1939. p. 1270.

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