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New York Times Timeline 1941-1970

1941

Tolischus Denny

Two Times reporters, Harold Denny, in North Africa, and Otto D. Tolischus, in Japan, are held as prisoners of war. Tolischus is tortured and accused of espionage. Both are eventually released.

1942

February 15
Crossword Puzzles


Crossword puzzles begin as a feature of the magazine.
May 18

"The New York Times bids you good-night." The zipper goes dark in compliance with wartime dimout rules.

October 6

The first Fashions of The Times runway show. Within a year what people had been