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Tagged: Allies of World War II

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October 20, 1957 – The Trouble With Algeria

October 20, 1957 – NBC Radio News: Algeria Aflame – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 20,1957 – The latest in a struggle for independence which began in 1954. The French colonial nation in Africa, part of that growing number of nation/colonies seeking a break with former European rule erupted...

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German Prisoners - September 1944 0

September 28, 1944 – Bold Efforts To Cut The War Short, But Maybe Not By Christmas

September 28, 1944 – NBC News of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 28, 1944 – Despite upbeat assessments and advances along some fronts, the expected crossing of the Siegfried Line into Germany hadn’t been accomplished yet. There was still plenty of resistance and it prompted Prime...

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October 6, 1941 – Swapping Prisoners, Nothing Quiet About The Eastern Front

October 5, 1941 – News Of The World – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 5, 1941 – news for this day was reasonably calm in Western Europe. German wounded prisoners were being loaded on a British Hospital ship, getting ready to sail on to Dieppe...

Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946 0

Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946

Secretary of State James F. Byrnes – Address on Return from Moscow Conference – December 30, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Secretary of State James Byrnes, returning from the Foreign Ministers Conference in Moscow was upbeat, and more optimistic than the London Conference, which ended pessimistically in September. Calling...

Moscow Conference – December. 17, 1945 0

Moscow Conference – December. 17, 1945

– Moscow Conference and news of the day – NBC News Of the World – Dec. 17, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Moscow Conference was big news, for this December 17th in 1945. A meeting of Foreign Ministers from the U.S., Britain and Russia were getting together...

October 19, 1941 – All Eyes On Moscow 2

October 19, 1941 – All Eyes On Moscow

– News of The World – October 19, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 19th in 1941 was about the Eastern Front. The German drive to Moscow before the first snows of Winter. The big push was in the area of the Caucasus; the huge...

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945 0

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945

– NBC Radio News – August 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As preparations were finishing up, the 3rd Fleet was moving into Segami Bay and the first of several contingents of U.S. troops were preparing to land on Japanese shores, starting the beginning of the first full...

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‘War Is Over – War Is Over – Peace Has Come – Peace Has Come!’ – August 14, 1945

– August 14, 1945 – Mutual – 12 Noon-2:00pm – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – NBC Radio – News – August 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 14th, 70 years ago, was like the end of terminal waiting. The news the war in...