1940

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This article is about the year 1940.
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Years: 1937 1938 193919401941 1942 1943
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1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1940th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 940th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1940s decade.

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Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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References

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  4. "Lancastria's end told by survivors; Italian and Nazi Planes Said to Have Shot at Swimmers and Fired Oily Waters; Many Caught Below Deck; Rescue Craft Reported Set Ablaze; Victims Include Women and Children". New York Times. 26 July 1940. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  5. Hooton, E. R. (2007). Luftwaffe at War: Blitzkrieg in the West. London: Chervron/Ian Allan. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-85780-272-6. 
  6. "Hitler Picture: Hitler in Paris". 20th Century History. About.com. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  7. Bloch, Michael (1982). The Duke of Windsor's War. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. ISBN 0-297-77947-8. 
  8. Drews, Jürgen (March 2000). "Drug Discovery: a Historical Perspective". Science. 287 (5460): 1960–4. PMID 10720314. doi:10.1126/science.287.5460.1960. 
  9. Robertson, Patrick (1974). The Shell Book of Firsts. London: Ebury Press. p. 124. 
  10. Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. p. 58. ISBN 0-13-354027-8.