World War 2

Allied Air Attacks Over Germany - October 15, 1944 0

October 15, 1944 – The Greatest Air Attacks Against Germany – Death of The Desert Fox – Hungary Asks For Armistice.

October 15, 1944 – World News Today – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 15, 1944 – News of heavy air activity over Germany this day. In what was described as the “largest concentration ever of Allied air power”, over 1200 bombers took part in massive raids...

London - October 1939 0

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...

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October 8, 1941 – Facing East – All Planes For Russia – Big Profits In Defense

We can use the support: Become a Patron! News for this October 8th in 1941 had much to do with events taking place in Eastern Europe. The German push into Russia and the fierce fighting taking place all up and down the Eastern Front. Both sides were claiming gains, while...

London - September 1940 0

October 2, 1940 – “London Still Stands” – One Month Of The Blitz.

October 2, 1940 – Mutual – John Steele Report From London – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 2, 1940 – News for this day was about the continuing air-bombardment of London and cities throughout England by the German air force. Reported from London by John Steele for Mutual, Steele...

Berlin - September 1940 0

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...

Allied Bombers Over Holland - 1944 0

September 24, 1944 – Allied Air Offensives Over Holland And The Rhineland – The Situation At Arnhem – Breakthrough At The Gothic Line –

September 24, 1944 – World News Today – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 24, 1944 – Busy news for this day. The actions in Holland and the British airborne division fighting in Holland began this newscast. There were no additional details on the announcement from Supreme...

German Bombers Over London 0

September 20, 1940 – A Relatively Quiet Night In London – Focus On The Mediterranean – Japan Makes Sudden Demands On French Indochina.

September 20, 1940 – And the war was grinding on. Reports that German attacks on Britain were light, owing to the weather, but there were still a few raids and reports of light casualties. As of that morning, there were no reports of bombings and that German raiders were turning...

The Fragile Peace - 1938 0

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...

Marines land on Pelelieu - September 15 0

September 15, 1944 – Marines Land On Peleliu – Allies Reach The Siegfried Line – A Hurricane Leaves A Calling Card

September 15, 1944 – News of The World – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 15, 1944 – a busy news day on just about all the battle fronts. News that Marines had landed on Peleliu island, part of the Palau Island chain in the South Pacific...

London - September 1, 1939 0

September 1, 1939 – Lights Go Out In London – Europe Mobilizes – Evacuations Begin –

Mutual Broadcasting – BBC Home Service – News reports – September 1, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 1, 1939 – Nazi Germany invaded Poland, the act that started World War II. The day before, Nazi operatives had posed as Polish military officers to stage an attack on...