Adolf Hitler

Charles Linbergh - America First

Charles Lindbergh And America First – June 7, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Charles Lindbergh – Address at America First Rally, San Francisco – June 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh who, in 1927 became the first to successfully pilot an airplane from Long Island New York to Paris, won hero status throughout the world and changed...

June 6, 1944

June 6, 1944 – Flashes Through A Darkened Sky

June 6, 1944 – Continuous news broadcasts and bulletins – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 6, 1944 – A day etched in stone in most history books – the turning point of World War 2. Whether you remembered it, have relatives, parents, grand-parents or great-grand-parents who were part of...

Hitler and Göring - 1938

May 23, 1938 – In Berlin, The Weather Is Fine.

May 23, 1938 – News For Radio Berlin, Shortwave English Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Berlin – May 23, 1938. Gathering clouds for a crisis. The situation between Germany and Czechoslovakia over the disputed Sudeten region was heating up. With accusations by Berlin of Czech troops staging raids...

Farmingdale - May 16, 1938

Soon Over Farmingdale – America’s First Air Raid Drill – May 16, 1938

  Farmingdale Long Island – Eyewitness reports of First Air Raid Drill in U.S. – May 16, 1938 – WOR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With ominous war clouds gathering over Europe, the question of preparedness in America was being considered. War was going to be different in the...

Czech Pres, Benes and troops - 1938

May 16, 1938 – “Prague Calling . . . .”

May 16, 1938 – Radio Prague News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 16, 1938 – It didn’t seem so ominous at the time, but news for Prague over the situation in Czechoslovakia was becoming one of concern throughout Europe. The issue of lands under Czech control which originally...

April 14, 1941

April 14, 1941 – Situation East

April 14, 1941 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this April 14, 1941, the 589th day of War, had much to do with the situation in the Balkans. Yugoslavia fell to the Germans, with Yugoslav resistance scattered and disorganized. The Capital of Belgrade...

April 11, 1942

April 11, 1942 – Message From Bataan

April 11, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 11, 1942 – Starting with news from the South Pacific and a radio report from New Zealand regarding the latest news from U.S. forces fighting on the Philippine province of Bataan, where Japanese forces were...

April 7, 1940

April 7, 1940 – Ominous Neutrality

  April 7, 1940 – Reports from Europe – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 7, 1940 – A day loaded with ominous ironies. This roundtable series of reports on the situation in Europe, as presented by correspondents stationed in key cities, discusses the case of...

March 22, 1942

March 22, 1942 – The Long Road Back

March 22, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1942 – The world still at war, the stakes getting higher – the threat of a Japanese invasion of Australia getting more likely – the lone British island in the Mediterranean, Malta, was being...

Spanish Civil War 1937

Spanish Civil War – 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Spanish Civil War – eyewitness Accounts – Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Spanish Civil War – the years 1936-1939 saw some of the worst devastation, division and bloodshed since the World War (World War 1, as 2 hadn’t gotten started yet)....