March. General Commisseriat for Jewish Affairs ( CGQJ ) formed in France. 
      Persecution intensifies.
 May. Andre Masson arrives in New York, followed by Andre Breton.
 June 22nd. Germany begins invasion of the Soviet Union. 
 July Max Ernst and Peggy Guggenheim arrive in the United States.
 Oct. 31st. André Masson? delivers lecture at The Baltimore Museum of Art.
 Nov. 19th. Simultaneous exhibitions of work by Salvador Dai? and Joan Miro 
      open at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
 Dec. 7th. Japan bombs Pearl Harbor and the United States enters World War II.

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