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October 8, 1941 – Facing East – All Planes For Russia – Big Profits In Defense

We can use the support: Become a Patron! News for this October 8th in 1941 had much to do with events taking place in Eastern Europe. The German push into Russia and the fierce fighting taking place all up and down the Eastern Front. Both sides were claiming gains, while...

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...

London - September 19, 1939

September 19, 1939 – War In Europe: Day 17. Attacks, Advances, Denials.

Subscribers get a special deal: Become a Patron! Seventeen days into the start of the War in Europe, news of the day was filled with reports of attacks, advances, retreats, threats, addresses, assertions, denials, and casualties. Since the German-Russian alliance, Poland was being assaulted on two fronts. Hitler had earlier...

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...

Adolf Hitler Addresses The Reichstag – October 6, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Berlin/Mutual Broadcasting – Adolf Hitler Addresses Reichstag + Raymond Gram Swing Commentary – October 6, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the outbreak of War in Europe a little over a month old, 75 years ago – all ears...

‘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 –...

Radio Paris Is On The Air – American Troops Make An Entrance – August 26-27, 1944

Click on the link here for Audio PlayerР1. Radio Paris РArrival of DeGaulle РAugust 26, 1944 Р2. U.S. Army arrives in Paris РAugust 27,1944 РGordon Skene Sound Collection Seventy years ago the strains of a free Paris Radio echoed throughout the Capital, as General Le...

War of Nerves - Children evacuating London

August 26, 1939 – Europe On The Edge: Expecting Nerves, Settling For Headaches –

A war of nerves as the hours ticked by and as charges and counter-charges filled the air and the conference rooms, War in Europe seemed inevitable on this August 26th, 75 years ago. With Germany‘s claims of Polish aggression and Poland’s claims of German troops massed on her borders, last...

August 12, 1941 – Raids Over Germany – War In The Air – War On The Air –

News for this August 12th in 1941 was filled with reports of Air Raids over Europe. RAF Bombers were busy attacking Western Germany, while Soviet bombers were busy attacking Eastern Germany. Berlin Radio was quick to report none of the raids did any damage and that only two purported Soviet...