Tagged: Royal Air Force

February 11, 1941 – War Of Nerves – War Of Words – The View From Vichy

News for this February 11th in 1941 was primarily about the war in Europe; a war the U.S. was comfortably-but-getting-less-so not directly involved in. We were still very much on the sidelines and still had access to all the contentious centers of attention, some 531 days into it. We were...

German Army in Athens 1941

April 27, 1941 – Swastikas Over Athens

April 27, 1941 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 27, 1941 – A Sunday, 76 years ago. On this day, news of the German Army successfully occupying Athens, not confirmed in London, but confirmed in Berlin that German troops had taken the Greek...

Gulf Crisis - Leaving Kuwait

August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis – Postures And Gestures

  August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis Update + CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1990 – News for this day continued with bulletins and updates. The Crisis in the Gulf was heating up by the hour. Embargo’s were in place and reserves were being...

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Word Or Two From Linus Pauling – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – guest: Dr. Linus Pauling – May 11, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. During the dark days of the 1950s, if you were concerned about the effects of nuclear testing on the atmosphere,...