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Tagged: Operation Barbarossa

German Troops - October 1941 0

October 11, 1941 – All Grim On The Eastern Front

October 11, 1941 – News Of The World – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 11, 1941. Word from Berlin gave breathless accounts of major German advances toward Moscow. The Russian Army was being obliterated along the Eastern Front, with Marshall Timoshenko’s Army largely wiped out,...

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August 29, 1939 – A Sinister Quietude On The Polish Frontier

August 29, 1939 – A day of intense anticipation – a day of nerves – a day of last attempts. As the crisis along the frontier between Poland and Germany escalated, and with all-out War in the balance, it was all a matter of waiting to see what was going...

February 23, 1940 – Message From Helsinki 0

February 23, 1940 – Message From Helsinki

  February 23, 1940 – Special Report from Helsinki – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 23, 1940 – news on this day, 76 years ago concerned the invasion of Finland by Russia, and the status of fighting around Viipuri, Finland’s second largest city, was marked with reports of mass...

Pushing East – Walking In Winter – January 28, 1945 0

Pushing East – Walking In Winter – January 28, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The World Today – January 28, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Four inches of fresh snow may not seem like much, but on January 28th, 1945 it was one more element in a cold,...