World War 2

VE Day - May 7, 1945

May 7, 1945 – VE Day And Mixed Signals

May 7, 1945 – NBC Radio Continuous coverage – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though the war in Europe had ended, and witnesses saw the signing of the surrender documents, the official word on the actual surrender, word from Allied Headquarters wasn’t quite coming. News had broken earlier by...

News From Times Square - march 1942

March 26, 1942 – The Imperative Of A Second Front

March 26, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 26, 1942 – News from all the fighting fronts throughout the world this day. More calls for opening a second front – this time from Russia, as Soviet troops launched a counteroffensive, pushing German troops...