One week from now I will be livestreaming nearly 24 hours of vintage radio coverage from June 6, 1944 regarding the Normandy Landings, in memory of the Allied invasion.
(Along with this post is the first hour of coverage.)
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This starts out weird, get’s hilarious at about 2.30, then spirals through weird again and ends at mildly depressing.
VJ Day - Amazing footage in 1945 after the Japanese surrender.
Live coverage of US Marines landing on Iwo Jima.
Originally broadcast: February 19, 1945
The execution of Polish hostages in retaliation for an attack on a Nazi police station by the underground organization “White Eagle.” In all, fifty-one civilians were shot.
The wreckage of a bus, which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz, 9th September 1940.
The train tracks leading into Auschwitz, through which more than one million human beings were transported and ultimately killed between 1942-1944.
A Jewish woman and children walking towards the gas chambers of Auschwitz following the selection process by camp officials.
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