Tagged: Victory in Europe Day

The Morning After – May 12, 1945 0

The Morning After – May 12, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Report From San Francisco – May 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the V-E Day celebrations died down, the grim reality of what was left of Europe now had to be addressed. The San Francisco...

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Officially Official – May 8, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – VE Day Reports – May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual/WOR – Broadcast Day – 11:30 am – 1:30...

Hook-Up At The Elbe – April 27, 1945 0

Hook-Up At The Elbe – April 27, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – News Reports/Bulletins – April 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Very big news this day, 70 years ago. The link up of Soviet, British and American forces at the Elbe River, effectively cutting...

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Finally! – May 8, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual Broadcasting – 12:30-1:30 pm – May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After years of fighting, weeks of speculation, days of rumors and false reports, the War in Europe finally came to an official end on May 8, 1945....

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April 28, 1945 – Jumping The Gun On VE Day

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Bulletins and Special report on German Surrender rumor – April 28, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As news poured in on a daily basis regarding sweeping advances and the almost total destruction of Berlin and the German...

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Unofficially Official – May 7, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Although today is officially regarded as V-E day, on this day in 1945 it was surrounded by confusion. Yes, the official signing of the unconditional surrender took place at 2:00 am on May 7th, a Press blackout had been imposed....