Tagged: Austria-Hungary

German troops in Kiev

October 19, 1941 – All Eyes On Moscow

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 Oil fields of Baku which, if captured would mean the German Army would cut off...

Memorial Day 1923

Memorial Day 1923 – Warren G. Harding

Memorial Day 1923 – President Warren G. Harding Address at Hoboken New Jersey – Return of 5,212 war dead – May 23, 1923 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Memorial Day – In 1923 it was observed by the return of some 5,212 war dead from Europe, fallen during World...

Czech Pres, Benes and troops - 1938

May 16, 1938 – “Prague Calling . . . .”

May 16, 1938 – Radio Prague News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 16, 1938 – It didn’t seem so ominous at the time, but news for Prague over the situation in Czechoslovakia was becoming one of concern throughout Europe. The issue of lands under Czech control which originally...

January 27, 1988 – Kidnaps And Finger-Pointing

January 27, 1988 – Kidnaps And Finger-Pointing

January 27, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 27, 1988. Another kidnapping in Beirut and more testimony in the John “Ivan The Terrible” Demjanjuk trial. Word on this morning from Beirut that another German businessman had been kidnapped. This one, a West German...

Hell Night – April 17, 1941

Hell Night – April 17, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 17, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Touted as a “reprisal attack” by Germany for Britain’s raid on Berlin and Potsdam a few days earlier, the Luftwaffe staged a ten-hour...