Adolf Hitler

November 9, 1938 – Neville Chamberlain And The Munich Crisis – Staving Off The Inevitable

Lest we all forget events in history leading up to other events in history, the Munich Crisis of 1938 served as the Preview Of Coming Attractions in what would eventually become World War 2. In what became a word associated with weakness in Foreign Policy, Appeasement had averted, at least...

German advance to Moscow

October 26, 1941 – The German Drive To Moscow – Eye On The Middle-East – Labor Troubles At Home.

News for this October 26th in 1941 was about the War in Europe and ominous reports coming from the Eastern Front. The German Army was slowly advancing into Southern Russia, with an objective believed to be the Caucasus, and beyond that, the Middle East. Many observers were speculating that, by...

German troops in Kiev

October 19, 1941 – All Eyes On Moscow

News for this October 19th in 1941 was about the Eastern Front. The German drive to Moscow before the first snows of Winter. The big push was in the area of the Caucasus; the huge Oil fields of Baku which, if captured would mean the German Army would cut off...

London - October 1939

October 13, 1939 – Europe Bracing For War And An Unknown Tomorrow – Clouds Over Finland – Appeals To Stalin.

October 13, 1939 – Today In Europe – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 13th landed on a Friday in 1939. The war in Europe was slowly unfolding. On this day there was no military activity, some naval activity but much diplomatic activity, particularly with reference to...

Berlin - September 1940

September 29, 1940 – Berlin During Tripartite Season – An Axis Signing.

Sigrid Schultz Reporting From Berlin – Mutual Broadcasting – September 29, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection September 29, 1940 – News for this day, direct from Berlin and reported by Sigrid Schultz, correspondent for Mutual as well as The Chicago Tribune. The story was the signing of the Axis...

The Fragile Peace - 1938

September 16, 1938 – The Czech-German Border Dispute – War Of Words – Pressure On A Fragile Peace

September 16, 1938 – News from Radio Prague, Radio Berlin, EIAR-Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 16, 1938 – A day where the issues of a Fragile peace were being put to the test, as reported by the Shortwave services of Radio Berlin, Radio Prague and EIAR in...

Somewhere in England - September 1940

September 8-9, 1940 – Europe Engulfed – The Air War Over Britain – The Air War Over Germany – Raids Over Malta

September 8-9, 1940 – News reports from the BBC Home Service, Shortwave relay to America – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 8-9, 1940 – News for this set of days had much to do with the Air War over Britain and events unfolding throughout Central and Eastern Europe as...