Tagged: United States Army

Waiting for the new Pope

October 13, 1958 – Burying A Pope – Reviving A Red Scare

News for this October 13th in 1958 had much to do with the goings-on at The Vatican. The death of Pope Pius XII and the mourning, as well as the first televised coverage of the burial, was big news. On 5 October 1958, at his summer residence Castel Gandolfo, the...

Korea - February 1951

February 13, 1951: War In Korea – Withdrawals, Maneuvering, Condemnation And Celebrations Of An Alliance.

Become a Patron! Despite General MacArthur‘s spin that “we are continuing a war of maneuver”, a new phrase had entered into the Korean War Slang dictionary; “Buggin’ out”. On this February day in 1951, United Nations forces and the U.S. Army were in the process of retreating on several fronts,...

Heaven 17

Heaven 17 (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang – 1981 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Heaven 17 – (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang – 1981 – Virgin Records Heaven 17 – still around – still gigging. But in 1981 they released this song and they made it clear that, like so many felt at the time, the state of the world was going...

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Moscow – 30 Anniversary, Celebration of Meet-Up on The Elbe – April 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. To commemorate the historic meeting of the Russian and Anglo-American Armies at The Elbe River, and the...

Meet-up at The Elbe

April 27, 1945 – Hook-Up At The Elbe – Capitulation In Sight

You may not think a buck gets anything, but it does: Become a Patron! Very big news this day, 70 years ago. The link up of Soviet, British and American forces at the Elbe River, effectively cutting Germany in two and almost certainly sealing the fate of the War in...