Tagged: Blue Network

March 3, 1941 – Signing Your Country’s Life Away – The Bulgaria Treaty.

Become a Patron! News for this day in 1941 was ominous but not unexpected. Bulgaria, reeling under the oppressive weight of the Nazi Government, relented and signed a Tripartite Treaty (i.e. surrender) to Germany, thus bringing one more country under the influence/domination of Berlin. Radio Berlin was reported to have...

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September 14, 1941 – Capturing A U-Boat From The Air

September 14, 1941 – News Of The World – Sunday News – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 14, 1941 – War news dominated the stories on this September 14, 1941. A Sunday, the broadcasts were filled with stories and reports from the previous week in...

‘All This . . . And The Warmonger Hearings’ – September 10, 1941

On this September 10th in 1941, beyond the news of the War in Europe – the sinking of the U.S. Freighter Steel Seafarer in the Suez Canal, the claims and counter claims of air raids over Germany and Britain, the progress along the Eastern Front and the successes of General...

Attacks And Attempts – August 28, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – August 28, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the war dragged on in Europe, and as the U.S. was inching closer to joining in, the news from France reported Vichy Prime Minister Pierre Laval –...

July 17, 1940 – The Ominous Shade Of Summer –

News for this July 17th in 1940 was unsettling. Maybe not, if you weren’t paying any attention to the goings on to the East or West of you. Summer was shaping up to one word; ominous An incident in Shanghai involving Japanese police and U.S. Marines didn’t bode well for...

Raids Over Europe – Raids Over England – Setting Up Shop In Reykjavik – July 8, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for July 8, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this July 8th in 1941 had much to do with what was going on with the Allies and how much closer the U.S. was getting...