America 1940-1949: World Events Research Article from American Decades

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Max Beckmann paints Circus Caravan.

T. S. Eliot's long poem East Coker, the second part of his Four Quartets, is published.

Graham Greene's novel The Power and the Glory is published.

Carl Jung's Psychology and Religion is published.

Arthur Koestler's novel Darkness at Noon is published.

Igor Stravinsky composes his Symphony in C Major.

Dylan Thomas's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog, a collection of largely autobiographical short stories, is published.

14 Jan.

Japanese premier Gen. Abe Nobuyuki resigns. Adm. Yonai Mitsumasa forms a new cabinet.

27 Jan.

In Rangoon, Burma, a riot breaks out between Hindus and Muslims.

9 Feb.

The Irish Supreme Court upholds a law authorizing the internment without trial of suspected members of the Irish Republican Army.

12 Feb.

The Dominican Republic announces a contract to resettle one hundred thousand European refugees.

16 Feb.

The British destroyer Cossack attacks the German ship Altmark, liberating some three hundred English...

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