NBC Words At War Episode 85 “Battle Report: Pearl Harbor To Coral Sea“

Words At War “Battle Report: Pearl Harbor To Coral Sea“ Released February 20, 1945. Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “Battle Report: Pearl Harbor To Coral Sea”. The story of a sub-tender, the U. S. S. Canopus, which was …

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World War II Today: July 8

1940 British Metropolitan Police to be armed when guarding vulnerable positions. The Swedish government agrees to transport German war material across Sweden to Norway. Swordfish aircraft damage the French battleship Richelieu at Dakar after the French reject demilitarization proposals. 1941 Soviet military mission arrives in London. Twenty B-17s fly in their first mission with the …

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Rita Hayworth Yank Pin Up July 7, 1944

Margarita Carmen Cansino (Rita Hayworth) was born in New York on October 17, 1918 into a family of dancers.Her father, Eduardo was a dancer as was his father before him. He immigrated from Spain in 1913. Rita’s mother met Eduardo in 1916 and were married the following year. Rita, herself, was trained as a dancer in order to follow in her family’s footsteps.

World War II Today: July 7

1940 A French naval squadron that has sought refuge at Alexandria is disarmed and interned by the British Navy. Italy allows French Mediterranean bases to remain armed. At Dakar, French West Africa, British torpedo bombers damage French battleship Richelieu when she refuses to surrender. 1941 Under the pretext of defending the western hemisphere against Axis incursions, the …

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