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NBC Radio: 4.30pm Report

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

This was heard on the affiliates of NBC Radio beginning at 4.30pm, and includes a reading of a prayer written by President Franklin Roosevelt for the troops and America so people could write it down and say with him later that night:

NBC Radio 4.30 News

Previously:

King George VI on D-Day [Link to be added later]

CBS Radio: John Daly Reports D-Day News[Link to be added later]

CBS Radio: John Daly Reports D-Day News

CBS News: De Gaulle Speech and Other War News

Kate Smith Speaks Prayer For Our Troops, News Follows

CBS Radio “The Light of the World”

NBC News Update “Plus 6 Hours”

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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CBS Radio: King George VI on D-Day

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

An address to the peoples of Britain and America on D-Day:

King George VI

Previously:

NBC Radio: Poem and Prayer for an Invading Army

CBS Radio: John Daly Reports D-Day News

CBS News: De Gaulle Speech and Other War News

Kate Smith Speaks Prayer For Our Troops, News Follows

CBS Radio “The Light of the World”

NBC News Update “Plus 6 Hours”

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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NBC Radio: Poem and Prayer for an Invading Army

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

Written by Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay
Read by Actor Ronald Colman from Hollywood

Poem and Prayer for an Invading Army

Previously:

CBS Radio: John Daly Reports D-Day News

CBS News: De Gaulle Speech and Other War News

Kate Smith Speaks Prayer For Our Troops, News Follows

CBS Radio “The Light of the World”

NBC News Update “Plus 6 Hours”

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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CBS Radio: John Daly Reports D-Day News

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

CBS Reporter John Daly reads reports from overseas on D-Day:

John Daly on CBS Radio (23 mins)

Previously:

CBS News: De Gaulle Speech and Other War News

Kate Smith Speaks Prayer For Our Troops, News Follows

CBS Radio “The Light of the World”

NBC News Update “Plus 6 Hours”

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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CBS News: De Gaulle Speech and Other War News

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

Here is a CBS News broadcast that includes a speech (and running translation) given by French General Charles De Gaulle, and other updates on what was known about the invasion, and reactions from around the world to the invasion of Europe:

Previously:

Kate Smith Speaks Prayer For Our Troops, News Follows

CBS Radio “The Light of the World”

NBC News Update “Plus 6 Hours”

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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Kate Smith Speaks Prayer For Our Troops, News Follows

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

Kate Smith speaks a prayer for the troops, then a news update follows:

Kate Smith Prayer & Other War News

Previously:

CBS Radio “The Light of the World”

NBC News Update “Plus 6 Hours”

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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CBS Radio "The Light of the World"

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

This is a regularly scheduled program, and the way it was broadcast on June 6, 1944:

Bible Study Radio Class

Previously:

NBC News Update “Plus 6 Hours”

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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NBC News Update "Plus 6 Hours"

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

An NBC News Update and Overview of what is known about the invasion of Europe 6 hours after the news broke:

NBC News Update plus 6 hours (15 mins)

Previously:

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 3

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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CBS News Update "The Invasion of Europe Is Underway" Pt 3

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

Previously:

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway” Pt 2

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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CBS News Update "The Invasion of Europe Is Underway" Pt 2

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

More news from the invasion of Europe:

CBS News Update Continued June 6, 1944

Previously:

CBS News Update “The Invasion of Europe Is Underway”

NBC News Special Bulletin

This Is London Calling: Communique #1 Invasion of Europe Underway

Unconfirmed Reports of Invasion Underway in Europe

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