Tagged: Eastern Front

New Household Names In 1942: Tobruk And Kiska – June 13, 1942

Click on the link here for Audio Player: This day in 1942 was all about a world caught up in war. Fighting seemingly everywhere. News of a German offensive going on in the Libyan Desert near Tobruk. Hints of a major Western Front looming as U.S. troops landed...

One Of Those Things That Just Might Be Pulled Off – May 20, 1942

Click on the link here for Audio Player: May 20, 1942; potentially a pivotal day in the history of World War 2. The Russian Army, led by Marshal Semen Timoshenko scored a decisive victory in the battle of Kharkov, which could prove to be a tipping point of...

Turning A Corner – November 20, 1942

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for November 20, 1942 This day in 1942 was hopeful for the Allies. With news from the Pacific Theater of victory in the Solomon Islands sea battle and progress with fighting in New Guinea and progress in the Guadalcanal campaign. Advances...

October 9, 1941 – The Eastern Front, The Trouble With Turkey And No Exemptions For The Oxford Group.

October 9, 1941 – The Eastern Front, The Trouble With Turkey And No Exemptions For The Oxford Group.

Click link here for Audio Player: News for October 9, 1941 News for this October 9th in 1941 was centered mostly around the Eastern front with fierce fighting between Russian armies and the Germans. Both sides were claiming advances with the German army aiming its sights on Moscow. It was...