Tagged: Czechoslovakia

March 20, 1939 – Voices Of Spring – Diplomacy In Overtime – The League Of Germanism

Become a Patron! As tensions increased throughout Europe, this first day of Spring in 1939, life for the most part was making a heroic attempt at seeming normal. For the first of two reports for this day, the English Service of Paris Radio was reporting on the upcoming departure of...

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain - 1938

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...

Edward Benes

October 5, 1938 – Edward Benes Farewell Address (English Translation)

October 5, 1938 – Radio Prague – English Translation of Speech by Edward Benes – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Edward Benes, President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 until his resignation in 1938 was strongly opposed to the German annexation of what was known as the Sudeten territory in Czechoslovakia. Abandoned...

Konrad Henlein - Adolf Hitler 1938

September 26, 1938 – Munich Crisis – Hitler Address In Berlin –

Hitler Address in Munich – September 26, 1938 – Radio Berlin to NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 26, 1938 – As the crisis ramped-up and peaceful diplomacy was struggling, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler staged one of his customary demonstrations of mass adoration and military strength as...

Jan Masaryk And The Czech Crisis – September 23, 1938

September 1938; another crisis had boiled up in Europe, threatening to plunge the world into another war. This time it was a land dispute between Germany and Czechoslovakia, with whom Germany claimed Czech territory to be theres and was willing to go to war over it. The crisis, which sent...

Berlin Radio reports - May 28, 1938

May 23, 1938 – ‘Today The Weather For Berlin Is . . . Fine’

News for this day in May, 1938 comes by way of Berlin Radio, broadcasting the news in English. Reports claiming three more Czech border provocations along the disputed Sudeten territory, with German border guards “harassed” by Czech troops. Reports claimed ten Czech soldiers were attempting to blow up a bridge...

We’re From The Kremlin . . .We’re Here To Help – Soviet Invasion Of Czechoslovakia 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday Series: Revolution In Revolt – 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a reminder that the situation in Crimea and The Ukraine are not new and provocative moves made by Moscow towards neighbors, has been a...

Voices Of Spring – March 20, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Paris Shortwave – Radio Moscow Shortwave – News – March 20, 1939 As tensions increased throughout Europe, this first day of Spring in 1939, life for the most part was making a heroic attempt at seeming normal. For the first...

Madness For A Year Not Quite Three Months Old . . . . .February 24, 1948

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News of the World – February 24, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No world like a world in turmoil, and this February 24th in 1948 was no different. Starting with global economic woes, the Communist takeover in Czechoslovakia, renewed...

Staving Off The Inevitable – Neville Chamberlain On The Munich Crisis – November 9, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain Address – November 9, 1938 – BBC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Lest we all forget events in history leading up to other events in history, the Munich Crisis of 1938 served as the Preview Of Coming...