Tagged: Government of the United Kingdom

King George VI – Christmas In Wartime 1943

King George VI – Christmas In Wartime 1943

King George VI – Christmas Day Message – Dec. 25, 1943 – BBC Home Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – King George VI, in an address to the people of the Commonwealth and the allies, on Christmas Day 1943. In a tradition which began in 1932, the King of...

Endless War – Relentless Happy-Face – November 10, 1941

Endless War – Relentless Happy-Face – November 10, 1941

– News Of The World – November 10, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the war raging in Europe this November 10th in 1941, the tell-tale signs that, even the German people were getting fed up with the war was becoming evident. Although the Propaganda machine was loudly...

The View Of Europe From London – February 21, 1938

The View Of Europe From London – February 21, 1938

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual – John Steele, Reporting From London – Feb. 21, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 1938 started out with War jitters. With the German issues over the situation in Austria and a general purge of Hitler‘s...

The Short Fuse Called Palestine – May 3, 1946

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for this particular May 3rd in 1946 was about the Middle East, primarily the area of Palestine. And the news wasn’t good. With tensions between Arabs and Jews mounting, with violence breaking out seemingly everywhere in the region, and...