1940: World War II





Otto Tolischus ’16

Otto Tolischus won a Pulitzer Prize for his New York Times reporting that chronicled Europe’s descent into World War II, including the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and Germany’s invasion of Poland. Expelled from Nazi Germany, he reported from Tokyo until Pearl Harbor, when he was held captive by Japanese forces.

From The New York Times, 1933 – 1940

Aug. 9, 1933

Ludendorff Urges Rule By War Lord

Oct. 22, 1935

Sweden's Neutrality a Test

Jul. 28, 1940




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