Tagged: Royal Air Force

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,...

War Of Nerves – War Of Words – February 11, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – February 11, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 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....

A Morale Boost – March 1, 1942

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 1, 1942 In a day where news of an estimated 100,000 Japanese troops landed on Java, word of continuing attacks on Port Moresby and one inch closer to a threatened invasion of Australia, the nighttime raid on France by British...

January 16, 1942 – Next Stop: Singapore

News for this day in 1942 was hopeful and grim, in equal portion.  The Battle for Singapore was on and fighting was taking place all over the Far East. American and Filipino troops were busy defending the Bataan area and the arrival of an Australian Expditionary force in Malaya was...