The Week

September 1940
New Republic;9/9/40, Vol. 103 Issue 11, p335
The article offers world news briefs related to politics. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt has arranged to exchange fifty of the country's destroyers for 99-year leases on naval and air bases in six British possessions. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler has failed in destroying all British ports, which he had intended to break the morale of the British people. General Juan Andrew Almazán proclaimed himself President of Mexico.


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