The Week

May 1941
New Republic;5/5/41, Vol. 104 Issue 18, p615
The article provides world news briefs for the week ending May 5, 1941. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill stated on a speech on April 27 that General Archibald Wavell had prevailed in Libya with only 30,000 men, and that Wavell's Egyptian forces were described as more favorable than their opponent's in Libya. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that railroads in interstate commerce cannot refuse Pullman accommodations to black people.


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