Tagged: Operation Barbarossa

German Troops - October 1941

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,...

Polish Frontier - August 1939

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

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...

German Invasion of Russia

June 22, 1941 -Operation Barbarossa – German Invasion Of Russia – And So it Begins.

Grateful thanks to Patrons of Past Daily – gentle nudge to those who would like to be – click here: Become a Patron! June 22, 1941 was about the sudden turn of events in Eastern Europe. Germany announced it was massing troops on the border of Russia and had declared...

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,...