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March 1943
Date: 43030101.GIF (62K)
Caption: Getting Pretty Far Out In Front
Summary: Fourth term for FDR?
Artist: S.J. Ray in the Memphis Commercial Appeal
Contents: politics, win the war
Date: 43030501.GIF (79K)
Caption: Everything Happening At Once
Summary: FDR cannot ignore domestic issues.
Artist: Arthur Poinier in the Detroit Free Press
Contents: Army Navy FDR war strategy
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03/01 Mon. Naval Auxiliary Air Facility, Annette Island, Alaska, is established.

Date: 43030502.GIF (44K)
Caption: Nope, Claude. We Couldn't Get Away With It
Summary: Public wouldn't go for more rationing.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Contents: Gandhi India taxpayer Brown OPA Wickard
Date: 43030603.GIF (63K)
Caption: But They Can't Vote Frank.
Summary: Early concept of a UN (?).
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Contents: Farley Walker OWI
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03/02 Tue. Battle of the Bismarck Sea (2-5 March) opens as United States Army and Australian aircraft bomb 8 Japanese transports escorted by 8 destroyers in Bismarck Sea en route to Lae, New Guinea.

Date: 43030701.GIF (47K)
Caption: Through A Needle's Eye
Summary: Trouble meeting crop quotas.
Artist: Knox in the Memphis Commercial Appeal
Contents: manpower shortage crop Quotas farmer Washington Camel
Date: 43030901.GIF (54K)
Caption: Wonder If He's A Chain Smoker?
Summary: Fourth term for FDR??
Artist: Batchelor, C.D. in the New York Times
Contents: Cigarette
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03/02 Tue. Battle of the Bismarck Sea Aircraft and motor torpedo boast attacks continue until all transports and four destroyers are sunk. United States naval vessel sunk: Submarine chaser SC-1024, by collision, off North Carolina.

Date: 43030902.GIF (47K)
Caption: Can't You See He Is Busy?
Summary: Second front vs fourth term?
Artist: Thomas in the Detroit News
Contents: FDR Military
Date: 43031101.GIF (55K)
Caption: Who Said There Was A Manpower Shortage?
Summary: Too many making Russian policy.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Contents: Bloom Walker Wallace Standley Connally Willkie Welkes Vinegar
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03/03 Wed. Japanese naval vessels sunk, Battle of the Bismarck Sea: Destroyers ASAHIO, ARASHIO, TOKITSUKAZE, and SHIRAYUKI, by United State Army and Australian aircraft.

Date: 43031102.GIF (50K)
Caption: The Flowers That Bloom In The Spring, Tra La!
Summary: Fourth term for FDR not good news for GOP.
Artist: Carlisle in the Seattle Times
Contents: Republican Elephant Mars God of War
Date: 43031302.GIF (63K)
Caption: I Think ... A Visitor Before Long
Summary: John L. Lewis will have demands.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Contents: Davis Byrnes United Mine Workers wages crystal ball coal
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03/05 Fri. Escort carrier BOGUE (CVE-9) commences escort of convoy duty; this is the first time an escort carrier is assigned anti-submarine operations as primary duty.

Date: 43031502.GIF (94K)
Caption: Poor Teamwork
Summary: Congress has to play ball.
Artist: Alexander in the Philadelphia Bulletin
Contents: War Decisions FDR Government Bureau
Date: 43031503.GIF (91K)
Caption: The Lifeboat Drill
Summary: New Dealers jump aboard a fourth term.
Artist: Ding in the New York Herald Tribune
Contents: political life preserver
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03/05 Fri. Submarine TAMBOR (SS-198) lands personnel, ammunition, and currency at Pagadian Bay, Mindanao, Philippine Islands.

Date: 43031801.GIF (70K)
Caption: Little Steel Formula
Summary: Labor unions challenge Little Steel Formula.
Artist: Jim Berryman in the Washington Star
Contents: Green Murray Lewis Davis coal
Date: 43032401.GIF (81K)
Caption: A Chance To Talk It Over Instead Of Slugging It Out.
Summary: FDR doesn't want coal strike.
Artist: Jerry Doyle in the Philadelphia Record
Contents: Lewis bituminous operators labor
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03/06 Sat. Three cruisers and seven destroyers (Read Adm. A. S. Merrill) bombard Vila and Munda, Solomon Islands; two Japanese destroyers are engaged and sunk

Date: 43032402.GIF (55K)
Caption: Maybe The Waiters Put A Little Iron In It.
Summary: Little Steel formula for labor unions.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Contents: Lewis Green FDR Davis Murray coal
Date: 43032403.GIF (84K)
Caption: Frankie And Johnnie Were Sweethearts
Summary: FDR and J.L. Lewis at odds.
Artist: Alexander in the Philadelphia Bulletin
Contents: coal labor
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03/06 Sat. Submarine TAUTOG (SS-199) lays mines off southeast coast of Borneo


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