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War In The Air – War On The Air – August 12, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Blue Network News Of The World – August 12, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this August 12th in 1941 was filled with reports of Air Raids over Europe. RAF Bombers were busy attacking Western Germany, while Soviet...

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A Wehrmacht In Paris – August 6, 1940

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – August 6, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While the war was raging in other parts of the world, the Germans were settling down to their newly-occupied France, this August 6th in 1940, and taking...

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Raids Over Europe – Raids Over England – Setting Up Shop In Reykjavik – July 8, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for July 8, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this July 8th in 1941 had much to do with what was going on with the Allies and how much closer the U.S. was getting...

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Attacks, Counter-Attacks And Shakeups – July 2, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – July 2, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The War in Europe, this day in 1941, was heating up on most all fronts. German claims of advances toward Moscow, Russian claims the advances were halted....

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Parts Of A Larger Pressure – June 21, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Raymond Gram Swing – Commentary – June 21, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was characterized as the Last Good Summer, the mood around Europe was tense on June 21, 1939. The familiar sight of soldiers, either walking the...

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D-Day Plus One – June 7, 1944

Become a Patron! Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Continuous Coverage – June 7, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After the initial bulletins and breathless declarations our invasion of Europe was underway, the long slog east began. But for the next few days,...

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Invasion Of Europe – June 6, 1944 – Later That Day

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Continuous Coverage – June 6, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Continuing the sounds of the day, seventy years ago as it happened on June 6, 1944. After the initial wave, along with first reports signaling the beginning...

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Amid Festivities, Resignation – May 23, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – May 23, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 23rd, sixty-nine years ago, in 1945 had much to do with the abrupt resignation of Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the call for...