The BBC's Charles Gardner's controversial coverage of battle in the English Channel, 7/14/40.
From the above, from the beginning to the first bombing attacks on the convoy.
From the same as the above, from the beginning to the shooting down of the JU-87 Stuka Dive Bomber.
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From the same as the above, limited to the shooting down of the JU-87.
From the same as the above, the Stukas continue to attack the convoy.
From the same as the above, Gardner concludes his broadcast with a summation that sounds more like a sports reporter delivering it than a war correspondant.
Aboard a British ship, the BBC's Robert Dougall gives live coverage of a German bomber attack on a British convoy in the North Atlantic.
The first "God Save The King" of the war, aired immediately following Chamberlain's and the King's announcement of war with Germany.
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The first "God Save The King" of the return of peace to Europe, aired immediately following Churchill and the King's announcement of Germany's surrender to the Allies.
Wynford Vaughn-Thomas reports live on wild VJ celebrations in London's Piccadilly Circus.
Sept. 1939 British Broadcast announcing Government restrictions on public gatherings.
Sept. 1939 British broadcast announcing air raid warning directives.
A recording of a British Lancaster Bomber Crew on a mission to Berlin.
From the above, at the instant bombs are dropped, a German fighter attacks and is shot down. A unique event captured forever in audio.
Closing refrain of "There'll Always Be An England". Many skeletal British POWs released from Japanese captivity sang this as they marched sarong-clad from the camps.
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