April 30, 1945. News on eventual capitulation of Nazi government. Russians take Berlin. German cities come under Allied occupation. Allied Armies reach Dachau concentration camp. Heinrich Himmler assumes head of German government, negotiates surrender terms. War in Europe on the verge of being over.
April 25, 1941. Rumored fall of Athens to Axis forces. No German raids over London for second night running. RAF attacks German targets. Free-French Island of Tahiti pledges support to De-Gaulle. Concerns about Germans making move on Spain with 2,500 operatives posing as German tourists in Madrid. German brewers working on Light Beer. Secretary of State Cordell Hull pledges renewed support for Convoys to Britain. Please donate to Newstalgia to keep this service up and running.
April 3, 1941 - News of the War in Europe. Count Teleki of Hungary reportedly commits suicide. Italian forces in Middle East suffer large air loses for the month of March. U.S. seizes Italian ships. Yugoslavia bracing for German invasion. Americans rounded up for questioning in Berlin. Capitol Hill calls for curb against strikes.
March 27, 1940 - "One Chance For Peace, A Thousand Chances For War". Secretary of State Sumner Welles on returning from Diplomatic mission to Europe. Italian/Hungarian Pact finalized in Rome. Russo-Persia Trade Treaty. Rift developing between France and Soviet Union. Graf Spee crew mutinied. Explosions at Romanian Oil field blamed on British sabotage. U.S. Judge rules Labor Unions do come within range of U.S. Anti-Trust Laws.
News of the day for January 31, 1941. Greek troops advance in Albania, Italian armies retreat in Libya. Germans continue daylight raids over London. Hitler warns U.S. about intervention. Germans bomb Suez Canal. Siam (Thailand) issues demands via Japan to Vichy Government for surrender of Cambodia and one-fourth of Indo-China (Vietnam). Arguments for Foreign Aid and Lend-Lease on Capitol Hill. 520th day of War.
Newstalgia Reference Room - this day in History - June 18 1945 - Gen. Dwight Eisenhower addresses a joint session of Congress.
News for May 26, 1945 - the San Francisco Peace Conference getting underway with underpinnings of doubt regarding our relationship with the Soviet Union. On the surface things looked okay. But underneath . . .well.
News of the day for December 1st, 1944 - Allied Army advances toward Germany, the progress of war in Pacific. News on the homefront - Capitol Hill, as usual.