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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...

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September 1, 1941 - German prisoners in Russia 0

September 1, 1941 – The War Swings Into Its Third Year

September 1, 1941 – NBC Red Network – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 1, 1941 –Labor Day in America on this day, but hardly a holiday in the rest of the world, which marked this September 1st as the second anniversary of the beginning...

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August 1, 1981 – Elephants In The Room

August 1, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 1, 1981 – a day of looming disruption and discontent. With conclusion of an all-nighter on Capitol Hill, House and Senate conferees finally agreed on a Tax Bill. Over 17 hours of negotiations, the House/Senate...

March 24, 1981 - Lech Walesa 0

March 24, 1981 – Squabbles And Solidarity

March 24, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 24, 1981 – the situation in Poland between Solidarity and the government took a tempestuous turn. With recent violence in Bydgoszcz where police attacked local union officials, Solidarity leaders met and argued...

January 20,1945 – Wartime In Winter 0

January 20,1945 – Wartime In Winter

January 20, 1945 – NBC Radio: War Telescope – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 20, 1945. News of sweeping gains by the Russians in the East. Word that the Red Army was some 200 miles outside of Berlin. Advances were happening all along the eastern front. The Russian offensive...

Mystery Of The Flying Bombs – September 25, 1944 0

Mystery Of The Flying Bombs – September 25, 1944

– News Of The World – September 25, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this September 25th in 1944 had much to do with a strange new twist in the War. Flying bombs, coming from somewhere in German North Sea region, were raining destruction over British cities....

That Ominous Familiarity – August 27, 1939 0

That Ominous Familiarity – August 27, 1939

– BBC World Service – Berlin Radio – News Broadcasts for August 27, 1939 – 76 years ago today, they were gearing up for another war. It was looking inevitable and precautions were being taken. Volunteers were called up for active duty in the services. Children were being readied for...

Unholiest Of Alliances – The German/Soviet Pact – August 23-14, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Unholiest Of Alliances – The German/Soviet Pact – August 23-14, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

– News from BBC World Service – Polish Radio – German Radio – August 23-24, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It was huge, impossible news for August 23rd in 1939. And shock waves reverberated all over the world for days after. The Pact, negotiated since June of 1939,...