Daily Archive: April 8, 2021

The Waitresses 0

The Waitresses – Live At The Bottom Line – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Although they were together for a comparatively short period of time (1978-1984), and really had only one hit, The Waitresses were one of those early 80s bands which had a lot more going for them than they were credited for. Their one hit, which actually didn’t do anything the first...

German Prisoners - April 1945 0

April 8, 1945 – Seven Miles From Bremen And Hanover – The Advance To Berlin.

April 8, 1945 – CBS Radio – World News Today – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 8, 1945 – Another busy day in war news. Allied armies continue to advance across Europe. Reports were coming in that the British 2nd Army now seven miles away from the German cities...

Pentagon Pressure over Vietnam 0

April 8, 1975 – The Bleed-Out – Pressure From The Pentagon Over Vietnam

As the situation in Vietnam went from bad to worse to hopeless – the Pentagon was pressuring The White House to pressure Capitol Hill  to provide $ 1/2 Billion in immediate Military aid to the South Vietnamese government. Even the Pentagon was less-than-optimistic that this sum would do any good;...