March 8, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 8, 1942 – ominous silence from the Dutch East Indies this day. No news from Java in over 24 hours. The last communication from Bandong was via radio at 7:55 in the morning before shutting...
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