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D-Day-Plus-1 Radio Thread June 7, 1944
archive.org ^ | 6/7/44

Posted on 06/07/2014 9:05:22 AM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson

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New York Times page 1 photo on June 7, 1944

Archive.org has many recordings for the days following June 6. Most of today’s recordings have time stamps like the ones yesterday. The final two don’t and they are both from the same source – NBC reporter George Hicks, broadcasting from the deck of the U.S.S. Ancon, a converted ocean liner that had previously seen service in the Mediterranean. The first short bite is partially included in the second longer one.

All times EDT.

1200-CBS-Kate Smith Speaks

1215-CBS-Big Sister

1230-CBS-Romance of Helen Trent

1400-CBS-Portia Faces Life

1415-CBS-Joyce Jordan, M.D.

1430-CBS-Young Doctor Malone, preempted by invasion news

1445-CBS-The New Adventures of Perry Mason

NBC-George Hicks from the Deck of the USS Ancon (1:12)

NBC-George Hicks from the Deck of the USS Ancon (13:30)

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U.S.S. Ancon


TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: milhist; realtime; worldwarii
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1 posted on 06/07/2014 9:05:22 AM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson
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To: r9etb; PzLdr; dfwgator; Paisan; From many - one.; rockinqsranch; 2banana; henkster; meandog; ...

D-Day-Plus-1 radio ping.


2 posted on 06/07/2014 9:06:21 AM 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

No doubt about which side George Hicks was on. “Give em hell boys!”

Today reporters are too busy extending “fairness” to the enemy to do any decent reporting.


3 posted on 06/07/2014 9:38:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Homer_J_Simpson

For some reason, I long for Sanka coffee.


4 posted on 06/07/2014 10:02:35 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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Hey Homer I hear on SO CAL news they found recording from radio broadcast inside KNX 1070am radio archives they try clean it up for digial I hear some of it last night


5 posted on 06/07/2014 10:19:45 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/06/06/knx-1070-newsradio-airs-d-day-recordings-for-1st-time-since-original-broadcast/


6 posted on 06/07/2014 10:22:42 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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Bless you for this thread, it was wonderful playing the audio this morning. Thanks.


7 posted on 06/07/2014 6:07:06 PM PDT by snippy_about_it
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Bookmark.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 6:09:25 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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I absolutely love the recording of Kate Smith, "the songbird of the South", born in Greenville, Virginia, reciting the Battle Hymn of the Republic.

Does anyone wonder why she was so popular in those days?

9 posted on 06/08/2014 8:52:47 AM PDT by BroJoeK (a little historical perspective...)
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That George Hicks audio is riveting. You feel like you’re right in the middle of the battle.


10 posted on 06/08/2014 4:33:32 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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