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J. Edgar Hoover - American legion Meeting 1940

September 23, 1940 – J. Edgar Hoover Lays It Out

September 23, 1940 – FBI Director J.Edgar Hoover addressed a meeting of The American Legion in Boston on this day. An avid anti-Communist, Hoover warned of the sneaking influence of Communist and Fascist elements threatening to flood the country. In 1940 there was the somewhat unholy alliance between Hitler and...

Polish Frontier - August 1939

August 29, 1939 – A Sinister Quietude On The Polish Frontier

August 29, 1939 – A day of intense anticipation – a day of nerves – a day of last attempts. As the crisis along the frontier between Poland and Germany escalated, and with all-out War in the balance, it was all a matter of waiting to see what was going...

june 9, 1940

June 9, 1940 – No Announcement Forthcoming

June 9, 1940 – WJR A Report Speaks: News With Jack King – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 9,1940 – news for this day in history was about German advances into France, with reports of some 2 million troops massed along a 160 mile front that stretched from the...

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...

Memorial Day 1923

Memorial Day 1923 – Warren G. Harding

Memorial Day 1923 – President Warren G. Harding Address at Hoboken New Jersey – Return of 5,212 war dead – May 23, 1923 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Memorial Day – In 1923 it was observed by the return of some 5,212 war dead from Europe, fallen during World...

Labor Day In Wartime 1941

FDR Has A Labor Day Message – 1941

– President Franklin D. Roosevelt – Labor Day Message – September 1, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With Europe at War and America becoming increasingly involved, Labor Day in 1941 (which came on September 1st that year) found the U.S. geared for war production – the labor force...