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Holiday Movie: The Longest Day

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 4, 2008

In honor of Independence Day, here is a movie about where Americans traveled across the Atlantic Ocean to free the French from the Nazis during World War II:

It is my prayer that America will always have such heroes when she needs them.

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CBS Radio: Ned Calmer and Quincy Howe

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 7, 2008

An end-of-the-day report that ties all the threads together of what was known as of 11pm on June 6, 1944:

CBS Radio 11 o’clock News

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CBS Radio: News of the Day and National Prayer by FDR

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 7, 2008

Starting at 9.30pm with news of the invasion, and accounts of some of the fighting, reactions across the nation, and culminating in a National Prayer led by President Franklin Roosevelt at 10pm:

CBS NEWS and FDR Prayer

FDR Prayer Alone
Would they recognize our nation?

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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NBC Radio Report "Cross Country Reaction to D-Day"

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 7, 2008

Reports from various NBC radio affiliates on the mood of the country, and how people reacted to the news of the invasion of Europe:

NBC Affiliates Report on D-Day Reactions at Home

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CBS Radio: Passing Parade on June 6, 2044 by John Nesbitt

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

This is a remarkable tale told by John Nesbitt about a history class learning about the Invasion of Europe a century hence:

CBS Radio John Nesbitt’s Passing Parade

Previously:

CBS Radio: 6 o’clock News [Link to be added later]

NBC Radio: 4.30pm Report [Link to be added later]

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: 6 o’clock News

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

This was heard on the CBS Radio Network at 6 o’clock:

CBS Radio 6.00 News

Previously:

NBC Radio: 4.30pm Report [Link to be added later]

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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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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