Tagged: Yom Kippur

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December 11, 1945 – Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal: ‘Supposedly Civilized Human Beings’

The Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal which started on November 20, 1945, continued this December 11th in 1945. As evidence continued to pile up, and revolting revelation after revolting revelation turned this investigation of War Crimes into a ghastly exposé of the sickness that was Nazi Germany during World War 2,...

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“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

– News Of The World – October 28, 1941 – Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 28th in 1941 had much to do with reaction to President Roosevelt’s speech during Navy Day celebrations the previous day. With the phrases “Damn the Torpedoes” and “the...

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The Tap-Dance Called Detente – Henry Kissinger Press Conference – October 12, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR Special Program – Secretary Of State Henry Kissinger Press Conference – October 12, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the Yom Kippur (or Ramadan) War going full-tilt, and what was looking like an ever-increasing chance of an East-West showdown...

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War On A Holiday – Yom Kippur War 1973 – October 6-7, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Start of Arab-Israeli War (Yom Kippur War) – News reports – Oct. 6-7, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 41-years ago, beginning on October 6th, 1973, Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack on Israeli positions in Israeli-occupied territories. Egyptian and...

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The Killing Of Sadat – October 7, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – All Things Considered – October 7, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The big news for this October 7th in 1981 was about the assassination of President Anwar Sadat of Egypt. The 62-year old Egyptian leader was gunned down...