World War 2

Allied Troops in Germany - December 1944 0

December 3, 1944 – B-29’s Over Tokyo – Allies Cross The Saar – German V-3’s Capable Of Hitting New York.

December 3, 1944 – Even for a Sunday in 1944, this was a busy day on all war fronts. American B-29’s staged raids over Tokyo, targeting the Nakajima Aircraft factory, and by all accounts the raid was successful. Japanese radio reported damage was “light”, but reports from military reconnaissance said...

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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...

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Louis Armstrong, Theresa Harris, Red Callender, Sonny Woods – On The Air – 1943 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Armed Forces Radio – May 24, 1943 – Louis Armstrong, Theresa Harris, Red Callender, Sonny Woods – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jumping into some wartime Big Band this weekend with a broadcast via Armed Forces Radio of the legendary Jubilee program from 1943. This one featuring the...

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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...

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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...