Adolf Hitler

Hitler Dead - reports and confirmation

May 1, 1945 – From A Bunker Somewhere In Berlin – Adolf Hitler Death Reported By German Radio

Become a Patron! May 1, 1945 – Although his death was officially discovered on April 30, it wasn’t until the following day that the news was reported over German radio in Hamburg and that Admiral Dönitz was appointed his successor. On 1 May, the Reichssender Hamburg radio station interrupted their...

March 20, 1939 – Voices Of Spring – Diplomacy In Overtime – The League Of Germanism

Become a Patron! As tensions increased throughout Europe, this first day of Spring in 1939, life for the most part was making a heroic attempt at seeming normal. For the first of two reports for this day, the English Service of Paris Radio was reporting on the upcoming departure of...

Italian Army prisoners - March 1941

March 16, 1941 – The Failed Spring Offensive – FDR And The Defense Program – A German Pep-Talk

Your support is really needed: Become a Patron! March 16, 1941 – news for this day had much to do with the relative calm in the Balkans and the failed Italian invasion of Greece. The Italian Spring Offensive, also known as Operazione Primavera (Operation Spring), was an offensive of the...

Kamikaze Attacks in Pacific

February 17, 1945 – Objective: Tokyo – Raids Over Europe – Rumor Of An Invasion – Hostage Drama In Manila

Being a Patron is a life-saver, in case you were wondering: Become a Patron! February 17, 1945 – During their weekly wrapup of news on the War, reports came in of rumored allied landings at Iwo Jima and a second straight day of B-29 raids over Tokyo. In the interview...

London Air Raid

February 12, 1941 – The Endless Procession Of Night Raids – No Longer “If” An Invasion, But “When”.

Two bucks a month, that’s all we ask: Become a Patron! This Lincoln’s Day in 1941 was loaded with news of the War. We were inching closer to declaring ourselves in it, but that eventuality would be several months off. For this February day it was about speculation over what...

November 27, 1938 – “With All This Peace, Let’s Gear Up For War” – France And Striking Unions

‘Tis the season for subscribing . . .Become a Patron! With the world breathing a cautious, albeit temporary sigh of relief, now that the Munich Crisis was over, news for this November 27th in 1938 had much to do with the goings on in Europe, post-Treaty. In France the big...

Preparing for War - 1938

September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain - 1938

September 24, 1938 – Chamberlain Arrives In London From Munich Conference

Subscribers: Become a Patron! The Crisis of 1938 – the dispute between Germany and Czechoslovakia over land claims by the Germans marked a significant change in what was going on in the world and how it was being received. First, it represented the introduction of Shuttle Diplomacy. As was mentioned...

John McCain - New Hampshire Primary

February 5, 2000 – Horserace In New Hampshire – Horror And Grief Off The Coast – A Trial Begins

February 5, 2000 – CBS Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – a Saturday, and a wrapup of the week’s important stories from CBS News – starting with the New Hampshire Republican and Democratic primaries. Arizona Senator John McCain scored an huge upset victory over...

New York - 1936

Communist Party In America – 1936 – Address By Julian Sawyer – Past Daily Reference Room

Address by Julian S. Sawyer – Communist Party Candidate For Lieutenant Governor, New York – Oct. 26, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 26, 1936. No major wars had broken out, yet. But there was a surplus of turmoil and discontent in the world. Europe was slowly easing...