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Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop – August 1, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player: BBC World Service – London Column – Aug. 1, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While the war was still raging in the Pacific, the war was over in Europe. And the process of dismantling, rebuilding and reassessing the physical and emotional...


Summer In Post-War London – June 21, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service: London Column – June 21, 1945 While the war in the Pacific was heading into its final stages, the slow task of rebuilding Europe was only beginning. The painstaking dismantling of the vestiges of War were underway, from...