Tagged: World War II

German Army in Athens 1941

April 27, 1941 – Swastikas Over Athens

April 27, 1941 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 27, 1941 – A Sunday, 76 years ago. On this day, news of the German Army successfully occupying Athens, not confirmed in London, but confirmed in Berlin that German troops had taken the Greek...

Vietnam - March 1975

March 20, 1975 – Writing On The Wall In Vietnam

March 20, 1975 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 20, 1975 – The subject was Vietnam on this day – not of American involvement or casualty numbers, but reports that the North Vietnamese army was on a steady, relentless advance South, and that South Vietnamese...

Eljas Erkko

March 10, 1940 – Helsinki Calling . . .

Finnish Radio English Service – Address by Foreign Minister Eljas Erkko – March 10, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what became known as The Winter War, the Soviet Union launched an invasion of its neighbor Finland in November of 1939, weeks after Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland...