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February 11, 1941 – War Of Nerves – War Of Words – The View From Vichy

News for this February 11th in 1941 was primarily about the war in Europe; a war the U.S. was comfortably-but-getting-less-so not directly involved in. We were still very much on the sidelines and still had access to all the contentious centers of attention, some 531 days into it. We were...

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...

Knocking On Moscow’s Door – October 13, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – October 13, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 13th in 1941 looked grim, ominous and more and more like America would land in the middle of it almost any day. Reports...

‘Somewhere In The Pacific . . .’ – August 29, 1942

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – August 29, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1942 had much to do with the War in the Pacific and the Eastern front. With the Solomon Islands campaign underway, U.S. troops...

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 –...