“Errol Flynn American”

In August of 1942, nine months after Pearl Harbor, Errol Flynn became an American citizen. In honor of Independence Day, here is some info on that internationally-reported event:

Australian announcement of Errol’s American Citizenship in August of 1942. Amazingly, the Australia Associated Press identifies him as an “Irish film star”! But, if you think that’s an egregious mistake, see the even more glaring (and hilarious)one about no more luxuries in the transcribed left-column headline!!


EF Declaration

Women all around the country celebrated, I’m sure – even perhaps the French one in New York Harbor:


— Tim

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