Tagged: British Army

Leon Blum - 1939

Leon Blum And The French View Of War – September 7, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

A shortwave broadcast talk by Premier of France, Leon Blum during the first week of hostilities on September 7, 1939. Leon Blum, who had the distinction of being the first Socialist and Jewish Premier of France, had the dubious distinction of guiding his country into yet another war; this one,...

Memorial Day and the World in Wartime

May 30, 1942 – Memorial Day In Wartime

May 30, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 30, 1942 – Memorial Day. Ironic that it’s in the middle of World War 2, when remembrance of those who gave their lives fighting wars in the past are dealing with those who are giving...

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...

The Matter Of Greece – December 15, 1944

The Matter Of Greece – December 15, 1944

Reports from Greece – December 15, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Greece became a center of attention for a while in December of 1944. With the rest of the world engulfed in fighting in the Pacific and the German armies facing rapid defeat throughout Europe, a civil war...

The View From Tobruk – June 17, 1942

The View From Tobruk – June 17, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – June 17, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1942 was about battle fronts – the situation in the Middle East was one of tipping scales. The British...

Waging Peace While Waging War – June 2, 1945

Waging Peace While Waging War – June 2, 1945

. . . click on the link here for Audio Player – News for June 2, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 2nd in 1945 was about the transition to peace-time in Europe, the celebrations continuing, and flareups of violence in former colonies and protectorates. Starting...

In A Word; Disaster – May 21, 1940

In A Word; Disaster – May 21, 1940

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News For May 21, 1940 – CBS Special Report – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day where things looked particularly grim, this May 21st, 75 years ago. With the German Army advancing into Belgium and crossing into...

Battle For Berlin – April 24, 1945

Battle For Berlin – April 24, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Lowell Thomas and the News – April 24, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 70 years ago, it was a question of days before Germany called it quits. With Soviet troops in Berlin and the fighting house...

The Warlocks – Live At Route du Rock Hiver 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

The Warlocks – Live At Route du Rock Hiver 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Warlocks – Live At Route du Rock Hiver 2015 – Feb. 22, 2015 – France Music Le Mouv’ Continuing our look at St. Malo’s Route du Rock Hiver 2015 festival from two weeks ago with a...

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...