Tagged: Allies of World War II

German Prisoners

October 6, 1941 – Swapping Prisoners, Nothing Quiet About The Eastern Front

October 5, 1941 – News Of The World – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 5, 1941 – news for this day was reasonably calm in Western Europe. German wounded prisoners were being loaded on a British Hospital ship, getting ready to sail on to Dieppe...

Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946

Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946

Secretary of State James F. Byrnes – Address on Return from Moscow Conference – December 30, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Secretary of State James Byrnes, returning from the Foreign Ministers Conference in Moscow was upbeat, and more optimistic than the London Conference, which ended pessimistically in September. Calling...

Moscow Conference – December. 17, 1945

Moscow Conference – December. 17, 1945

– Moscow Conference and news of the day – NBC News Of the World – Dec. 17, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Moscow Conference was big news, for this December 17th in 1945. A meeting of Foreign Ministers from the U.S., Britain and Russia were getting together...

October 19, 1941 – All Eyes On Moscow

October 19, 1941 – All Eyes On Moscow

– News of The World – October 19, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 19th in 1941 was about the Eastern Front. The German drive to Moscow before the first snows of Winter. The big push was in the area of the Caucasus; the huge...

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945

– NBC Radio News – August 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As preparations were finishing up, the 3rd Fleet was moving into Segami Bay and the first of several contingents of U.S. troops were preparing to land on Japanese shores, starting the beginning of the first full...

‘War Is Over – War Is Over – Peace Has Come – Peace Has Come!’ – August 14, 1945

‘War Is Over – War Is Over – Peace Has Come – Peace Has Come!’ – August 14, 1945

– Mutual Broadcasting – News and Programs – 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm EWT – August 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – NBC Radio – News – August 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 14th, 70 years ago, was like the end...

The Morning After – May 12, 1945

The Morning After – May 12, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Report From San Francisco – May 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the V-E Day celebrations died down, the grim reality of what was left of Europe now had to be addressed. The San Francisco...

Officially Official – May 8, 1945

Officially Official – May 8, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – VE Day Reports – May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual/WOR – Broadcast Day – 11:30 am –...

Down, But Not Out – April 30, 1945

Down, But Not Out – April 30, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for April 29, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day, April 30, 1945 was filled with reports of a rumored surrender of Germany to the Allies. But fighting was continuing, and amid cautious optimism,...

A World At War – January 27, 1942

A World At War – January 27, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – January 27, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fighting or talk of war going on seemingly all over the world, this January 27th in 1942. The Pacific was the scene...