Tagged: Hiroshima

Closing Chapter – September 1, 1945

Closing Chapter – September 1, 1945

– CBS Radio – Reports on Surrender Ceremonies – September 1, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 70 years ago today, and 6 years to the day since it first began, World War 2 was officially over. With the signing of the surrender by Japan, the war had finally...

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945

Facing Full And Complete Occupation – August 27, 1945

– NBC Radio News – August 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As preparations were finishing up, the 3rd Fleet was moving into Segami Bay and the first of several contingents of U.S. troops were preparing to land on Japanese shores, starting the beginning of the first full...

The Atomic Bomb – Now What? – August 12, 1945

The Atomic Bomb – Now What? – August 12, 1945

– Chicago University Roundtable: Atomic Force: It’s Meaning for Mankind – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the world waited for the official end of World War 2, and as the effects of the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki began to settle in, the question...

August 12, 1945 – Any Day – Any Hour- Any Minute

– NBC – World News Roundup – News Of The World – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – WOR-MBS – News and programming from 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm EWT – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! August 12, 1945...

Nagasaki - August 9, 1945

August 9, 1945 – Nagasaki: The Rain Of Ruin – The Second Atomic Bombing Of Japan.

– MBS – Gabriel Heater and The News – August 9, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – And while President Truman was reporting on the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing on August 9, 1945 another bomb, more powerful than the first, exploded over Nagasaki. The promised “Rain of Ruin”...

Vanishing, Almost Without Trace – August 8, 1945

Vanishing, Almost Without Trace – August 8, 1945

– From The Pacific – NBC Radio – August 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two days after the first Atomic Bomb attack on a Hiroshima, the city was still smoldering. The full extent of the destruction was only starting to become apparent. American reconnaissance planes were able...

Hiroshima - 1945

August 7, 1945 – Hiroshima: Once, A Bright City.

– CBS Morning News Roundup – August 7, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As news on this August 7th in 1945 continued to trickle in regarding the Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima, many hours after the fact, the impact and repercussions of this new and horrific weapon in...

Aftermath From The Day The Sun Rose Twice – August 7, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS World New Roundup – August 7, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News on this August 7th in 1945 was about the event that had taken place less than 24 hours earlier in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The Atomic Bomb,...

Not Like Any Other Day – August 6, 1945

Even though the most horrific event of the 20th Century had taken place many hours earlier, no word of it having taken place was mentioned. August 6th, 1945 was seemingly just another day in World War 2 as far as this newscast was concerned. With that in mind, the news...