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NBC-Skelly News, May 13, 1944 ^ | 5/13/44

Posted on 05/13/2014 12:07:36 PM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson

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NBC-Skelly News, February 5, 1944

TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: milhist; realtime; worldwarii
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1 posted on 05/13/2014 12:07:36 PM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson
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To: r9etb; PzLdr; dfwgator; Paisan; From many - one.; rockinqsranch; 2banana; henkster; meandog; ...
Alex Dreier is out today. He is replaced as newscaster by someone named Louis Rowan. I couldn’t find a photo of him.

News reports:

A new Soviet offensive in the Pripet Marshes.
Yesterday’s record 8th Air Force bombing missions with record losses.
In Italy, French progress at Cassino.
Tito’s forces losing ground in Yugoslavia.
The Japanese are trying to evacuate New Guinea and other reports from the southwest Pacific theater.
Unions and many in Congress oppose a controversial compulsory labor bill.
Japan and the U.S. are negotiating on the exchange of internees.

To listen to the news click here.

2 posted on 05/13/2014 12:09:01 PM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: Homer_J_Simpson
I knew John Scott Skelly back in the day.
The name was quite prominent in some parts of the nation.
3 posted on 05/13/2014 4:28:39 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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