During WW2 the use of gas became a very important tactic to fight with. People began to buy and save gas masks in the event of being gassed. It was a must for any soldier that had hopes of surviving an attack. This is a picture of a newspaper saying that a shipment of 34,000 masks had just arrived.
Great Depression - A headline from a newspaper during the Great Depression. The headline tells us how the stock market crash happened, and would later lead into the events of the Great Depression. This was found on aphdigital, a .org website known for great archives on historical events. This headline explains the major ignition point, and how the Great Depression first got started. It’s important because it paves the way for the proceeding years.