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Newstalgia Reference Room - Harry S. Truman At Little Rock - June 11, 1949
Newstalgia Reference Room - President Truman delivers a Foreign Policy Address at the Dedication of a War Memorial to his Military unit during World War 1. June 11, 1949. Read more...
June 13, 1942 - News From The Fronts.
June 13, 1942 - Fighting in North Africa, Rommel aiming for Tobruk. News of Anglo-Russian Pact. Thousands more U.S. troops arrive in Northern Ireland. Russian Army attacking Germans at Sebastopol and Kharkov. Japanese troops land on Kiska in Aleutian Islands. V-Mail is inaugurated and a big Rubber drive starts at Midnight. Read more...
June 6, 1944 - Invasion Of Europe.
June 6, 1944 - Sixty-eight years ago, the Allies invaded France in what would be a turning point in World War 2. A one-hour extract from continuous coverage of the days events, as broadcast over CBS Radio on June 6, 1944. Read more...
June 4, 1954 - A Hint Of Things To Come.
News for June 4, 1954. Tragedy aboard USS Bennington, 102 killed in blast. Sec. of Commerce admits "we're in a Recession". 16 cities added to list of Distressed Communities, already at 123. Gen. James van Fleet does not think U.S. needs to send troops to South East Asia. Sec. of State Dulles joins list of officials saying U.S. involvement in Indo-China is imminent. Gas prices purposely kept up. Solar Panels are introduced. Army-McCarthy Hearings continue with more noise than progress. Read more...
May 31, 1942 - Formerly Cologne.
May 31, 1942. Reports on massive and devastating raid over Cologne and new RAF bombing policy. Germans claim retaking Kharkov. Fighting in Libya continues. Rommel aiming to take Tobruk, and attempting to cut off British supply lines at Suez. German Spring offensive starts. Former U.S. Production Chief during World War 1, Bernard Baruch, assumes role again. Mexico Declaration of War against Axis now target of sabotage. Read more...

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May 30, 1942 - An Ironic Memorial Day In 1942.
May 30, 1942 - Memorial Day in 1942. Desert Fighting in Libya. U.S. troops in Northern Ireland. Suspected IRA security leaks to Germany. Fighting around Port Moresby in Pacific. U.S. arms arrive in Russia. No holiday for Defense workers. Capitol Hill to consider drafting of married men. Read more...
May 29, 1941 - The Propaganda Machine And The Invasion Of Crete.
May 29, 1941 - news of latest German bomber raids on England and Northern Ireland. RAF raids on French coast. German invasion of Crete. Berlin reaction to latest FDR Fireside chat, ratchets up Anti-U.S. propaganda. Vichy France declares a stepped up effort to equip it's air force, seen as a ploy for France to manufacture more planes for Germany. Washington reacts to German reaction. Latest fighting in Africa, centered around Tobruk. Read more...
Weekend (Holiday) Gramophone - Vlado Perlemuter In Recital At Jeunesses Musicales Du Canada - 1964
Newstalgia (Holiday) Weekend Gramophone featuring a recital by Piano legend Vlado Perlemuter at the 1964 Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. Read more...
May 25, 1942 - Advances And Predictions.
News for May 25, 1942 - Russians regain Kharkov after fierce fighting. Allied Air Raids on Japanese air fields in Rabaul, New Guinea. RAF bombers head for raid on Cologne. Australians working on gasoline replacement. Report from Finland say country on verge of starvation. Capitol Hill looking into gasoline substitutes. Allied Air Superiority predicted by 1943 and war to end by 1944. Read more...
May 23, 1938 - The View From Berlin.
May 23, 1938 - News from Berlin Radio via Shortwave. The Czech-Sudeten crisis. News regarding border clashes. Propaganda. News on negotiations with London and Paris over the Sudeten question. The weather in Berlin. Read more...