BBC News

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


13720. BBC News. September 28, 1938. BBC. Sustaining. Chamberlain will speak with Hitler in Munich tomorrow, detailed summary of Chamberlain's efforts at appeasement. . 31:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13715. BBC News. September 28, 1938. BBC. Sustaining. 11:00 A.M. Copyright in this (and other BBC) broadcasts is reserved by Reuters. The "Big Four" are to meet tomorrow, Chamberlain's statement is summarized, a recap of Chamberlain's previous meeting with Hitler. The first 9:39 of the program only. . 9:39. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13716. BBC News. September 28, 1938. BBC. Sustaining. 11:10 A.M. Czechoslovakia has been told by Chamberlain to give Hitler what he wants, a conference in Munich has been scheduled for tomorrow, President Roosevelt's message to Hitler is summarized, the British fleet has been mobilized. . 15:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13717. BBC News. September 28, 1938. BBC. Sustaining. 11:25 A.M. News from the Dominion and America. . 3 1/4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Excerpt.

13736. BBC News. September 30, 1938. BBC. Sustaining. A newscast heard right after Chamberlain's return to #10 Downing Street. He's been back from Munich for only ninety-minutes. The text of the agreement communique is read. The first 5:25 of the program only. . 5:25. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13774. BBC News. April 1, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. Hitler is still speaking at Wilhelmshaven, the contents of speech are unknown due to transmission difficulties, Slovakia and Hungary have settled their frontier. This newscast is interrupted (by Mutual) for coverage of the Hitler speech. . 14:14. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13779. BBC News. April 25, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. Hitler has met with many European diplomats, Neville Henderson is to return to London tomorrow, the Japanese minister has met with Hitler, Daladier's speech is summarized. . 16:51. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Possibly complete.

14973. BBC News. April 28, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 7:45 P. M. "War with Germany is not inevitable," other European-Polish news. . 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13834. BBC News. August 20, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. There has been much diplomatic activity, a summary of the week's events (termed a "war of nerves"), movements against Poland. The first 17:33 of the program only. . 17:33. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13843. BBC News. August 24, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. Mr. Chamberlain's address to Parliament is summarized. . 18:58. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Complete.

13838. BBC News. August 24, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 12:00 Noon, (GMT). Seven parts of the Soviet-German non-aggression pact are enumerated, German and Polish war preparations are summarized, foreign and Dominion developments, an in-depth commentary on the significance of the Soviet-German pact, world sports and financial news. "Summer Serenade" (a quaint vocal group), recorder music, running summaries of Chamberlain's address to Parliament (then in progress), more news. Part of continuing service. . 1:49:02. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Complete.

13850. BBC News. August 25, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:30 P M. Hitler has met with the British, French, Italian and Japanese ambassadors, the Anglo-Polish agreement has been signed, Daladier comments on the U.S.S.R.-German pact, French and British war preparations, Germans expect an attack by Poland, news of the Empire, the I.R.A. is setting bombs in London. . 28:43. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13848. BBC News. August 25, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 9:15 A.M. A wide review of the political situations throughout Europe, and the Polish crisis. . 28:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13849. BBC News. August 25, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 12:00 Noon. The Emergency Powers Act has been passed, Germany claims twenty Divisions are on the Polish frontier, the cruiser "Schleswig-Holstein" has entered Danzig Harbor. The first fifteen minutes of the program only. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13859. BBC News. August 26, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:30 P.M. A British cabinet meeting has just concluded, Neville Henderson is to return to Berlin tomorrow, the Nazi party congress has been canceled, Polish frontier incidents, France mobilizes. The first 21:46 of the program only. . 21:46. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13860. BBC News. August 26, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. The British cabinet is to meet, Neville Henderson is to return to meet with Hitler again. . 23:59. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13858. BBC News. August 26, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 12:00 Noon. Provocations on the Polish frontier, much diplomatic activity, news from the Empire. The first twenty nine minutes of the program only. . 29 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13857. BBC News. August 26, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 9:15 A.M. Hitler's speech has been called off, Roosevelt's message, the fighting in Poland, many other brief reports. . 30 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13871. BBC News. August 27, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. Neville Henderson is meeting with the cabinet; he may fly back to Germany later, Italian reactions, Turkey announces friendship to England, rationing and mobilization begins in Germany. . 21:18. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Apparently complete.

13869. BBC News. August 27, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. Negotiations with Hitler continue, a reply is waited, the statement by Daladier, Italy claims that peace or war rests with Britain. . 21:03. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13866. BBC News. August 27, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:05 P.M. Neville Henderson is to return to Berlin tomorrow to meet with Hitler. Rationing is to begin in Germany. Italy is siding with Germany, "blood is flowing on the Polish Frontier," Hitler rejects Daladier's offer. . 24 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13880. BBC News. August 28, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. German rationing is described, Poland is calm, the Netherlands has mobilized. The time may be incorrect. The final 10:30 of the broadcast only. . 10:30. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13879. BBC News. August 28, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. Henderson has met with Hitler and Von Ribbentrop, the Polish communique is read, street fighting is taking place in Danzig, German rationing is described, Holland has mobilized, the submarine Squalus has been raised. . 26 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13874. BBC News. August 28, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:30 P.M. Negotiations continue with Hitler, Poland denies German atrocity stories, war preparations in France, Neville Henderson visits Hitler, restrictions on homing pigeons and other censorship, Daladier has written to Hitler, the Netherlands has mobilized. . 28:32. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13887. BBC News. August 29, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. Hitler's reply is now in London, Chamberlain's address to Parliament is summarized, German rationing is described. The first 15:10 of the program only. . 15:10. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13897. BBC News. August 30, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:47 P.M. The BBC has broadcast a talk to Germany on the German food situation, Poland is mobilizing more men. The first 25 minutes of the program only. . 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13894. BBC News. August 30, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 9:15 A.M. Offers to mediate the dispute have been made by Belgium and Holland, restrictions on commodities by various countries, "The Bremen" and "The Normandie" have been searched in New York. . 16:51. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Excerpt.

13908. BBC News. August 31, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. The British are surprised at Germany's claim of Poland's rejections of her "proposals," a summary of those "proposals" is given, a Polish attack on a German radio station, British mobilization, the Italian military command divided in half. . 25:26. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13907. BBC News. August 31, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:30 P.M. Details of the German note to Britain proposing a Polish plebicite that the Poles have "rejected," British war preparations, the U. S. S. R. has ratified the German non-aggression pact. The last 27:03 of the program only. . 27:03. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13903. BBC News. August 31, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 2:30 A.M. Details of the German "suggestions" that Poland has "rejected" are given, the evacuation of British children will begin, other war preparations are described. . 26:50. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13931. BBC News. September 1, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 10:48 P.M. The evacuation of children from London continues. The Poles have repulsed the Germans, two German planes have been shot down, Warsaw is calm. The final 8:04 minutes of the program only. . 8:04. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13926. BBC News. September 1, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:35 P.M. Polish corridor fighting, Chamberlain's statement is read. . 30 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13920. BBC News. September 1, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:30 P.M. A detailed summary of Chamberlain's speech before Commons, Poland has repulsed three German attacks, British war preparations are summarized, other European developments, Hitler says "Germany has always kept its obligations to minorities," a further summary of Hitler's statements. Well-produced BBC style news format. . 45:22. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13918. BBC News. September 1, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 12:00 Noon. Fighting is now going on in Poland, details of Germany's ultimatum to Poland, summaries of Hitler's and Roosevelt's statements, Roosevelt thinks the U.S. can stay out of the war. . 27:40. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13919. BBC News. September 1, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 2:00 P.M. The news is preceded by frequency allocation announcements, Chamberlain has given Hitler an ultimatum, President Roosevelt appeals not to attack civilians, Chamberlain's speech is summarized, news from the Empire. . 58:03. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13942. BBC News. September 2, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:32 P.M. A summary of support from the Empire and other countries. The final seven minutes of the program only. . 7:06. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13938. BBC News. September 2, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. Germany has attacked Poland, France has declared a state of siege, England has mobilized all its services, cities in Poland have been bombed, German announcements are summarized, President Roosevelt's appeal is described. . 28:35. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13936. BBC News. September 2, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. The French message has been given to Germany, Von Ribbentrop says he'll inform Hitler, war preparations in England are described. The first 19:05 of the program only. . 19:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13937. BBC News. September 2, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. The program is preceded by an essay on the evacuation of British children. There has been no reply from Hitler to the French and British demands, news from the Polish front, British preparations for war, French and Dominion developments, support from the Empire. . 34:38. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13934. BBC News. September 2, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. Parliament is to meet in one half hour, a summary of the fighting in Poland, statements of support from the Commonwealth, war preparations. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13935. BBC News. September 2, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 3:15 P.M. Lord Halifax's address to the House Of Lords is summarized, France will act unless the attacks on Poland cease, Poland has been bombed six times. The final 13:26 of the program only. . 13:26. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

12194. BBC News. September 2, 1939. BBC origination, Mutual net rebroadcast. Sustaining. The Polish crisis and other war news. No reply has been received from Hitler. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Excerpt.

14974. BBC News. September 3, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:55 P. M. A reading of the 10:00 A. M. communique from 10 Downing Street is an ultimatum to Hitler. Chamberlain is to speak (and declare war) in seventeen minutes, Mr. Chamberlain's previous statement is summarized. . 13:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13963. BBC News. September 3, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. A new cabinet has been formed, a recording of King George VI is played, news from the Polish front, a well-done commentary of the London scene as war was being declared. King George VI. 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13956. BBC News. September 3, 1939. BBC/Mutual net. Sustaining. Just after a broadcast from Germany, a recording of Chamberlain's declaration of war is played by the BBC, and his address to Parliament is read (hammering is heard through the walls of the BBC studio). Advice to Britons is given: "carry a gas-mask always." More news of Parliament, the Polish Front. Fulton Lewis comments from Washington D.C., Associated Press news, music fill follows (a Chopin composition). See cat. #1923 for other BBC/Mutul net coverage, #69792 for CBS net coverage. Neville Chamberlain, Fulton Lewis Jr.. 44:20. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete as above.

13952. BBC News. September 3, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 3:00 P.M. "Britain and France are now at war against Germany," Chamberlain's speech is discussed, Hitler is quoted, Australia declares war, the King's declaration is read. . 13:16. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13947. BBC News. September 3, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 9:30 A.M. (GMT). The program is preceded by air raid instructions. Britain is awaiting a reply to the ultimatum to Hitler, a summary of Chamberlain's address to Parliament, the German radio is claiming victories, there has been no news from Poland. . 14:14. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13979. BBC News. September 4, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. The Athenia was torpedoed hours ago, a new war cabinet has been named, King George's speech is replayed, the Germans have attacked Poland, a recording of Chamberlain declaring war is played. King George VI, Neville Chamberlain. 23:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13974. BBC News. September 4, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 5:45 P.M. News of the Athenia, the fighting in Poland, America is to remain neutral. The final 23:30 of the program only. . 23:30. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13968. BBC News. September 4, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 9:15 A.M. European ambassadors are returning home, "Hitler has given peace its final blow," the start of President Roosevelt's speech is rebroadcast, the Athenia has been reported sinking, Australia declares war, reports of support from the Commonwealth. . 6:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Excerpts.

13983. BBC News. September 5, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. 8:30 P.M. A summary of statements by survivors of the "Athenia," one other British and German ships have been sunk, the torpedoing and sinking of the Athenia is excitingly told by a rescued passenger, the fighting in Poland, President Roosevelt declares neutrality. . 26:11. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13986. BBC News. September 7, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. Turkey will help Britain, Japan will remain neutral, Italy will not "take any initiative," Rumania will remain neutral, a summary of Chamberlain's war statement, France will help maintain mastery of the seas. The final 9:02 of the program only. . 9:02. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13988. BBC News. September 9, 1939. BBC. Sustaining. Current war developments, executions have taken place in Czechoslovakia, the fighting in Poland, the Polish government is in exile but the armies still fight, Hitler's speech is summarized as "full of crass mis-statements," the sinking of the British carrier "Courageous." . 25:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14022. BBC News. January 16, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. A summary of Chamberlain's speech and comments regarding the resignation of War Secretary Hore-Belisha. . 11:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14049. BBC News. April 9, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 11:00 P. M. A naval battle now is in progress off the coast of Norway, the German steamer Amasis has been sunk, Quisling is now the head of puppet Norwegian government, German "protection" means "plunder." . 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14047. BBC News. April 9, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. News of Hitler's attack on Norway, the German occupation of Denmark is now complete. . 6:45. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14043. BBC News. April 9, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 11:00 A. M. There has been a sea battle off the coast of Norway, other news of the fighting, Holland is confident that she will not be over-run, Chamberlain's summary of the Norwegian fighting is read. . 21:57. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Apparently complete.

14038. BBC News. April 9, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 8:15 A. M. Two German cruisers have sunk by the Norwegians, two cruisers have been sunk by the British, the Nazis are looting in Denmark, German ships have been bombed in Bergen Fjord. . 14:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14037. BBC News. April 9, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 6:30 A. M. E. S. T.) News of the morning's invasion of Norway, German progress in Denmark, the New York Times says "another nation [has been] offered as sacrifice to one man's lust for power," a summary of the invasion to date, three German ships have sunk. . 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14036. BBC News. April 9, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 4:00 A. M. Germany is attacking Norway, a German tanker and a troopship have been sunk by the British. The final fifteen minutes of the program only. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13777. BBC News. April 10, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 6:30 A.M. There have been R.A.F. and naval attacks against the Germans in Norway. Quisling, of the Norwegian Nazi Party, is governing conquered Norwegian territory, Sweden is taking defense measures, the Germans are plundering Denmark. . 13:22. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

14058. BBC News. April 12, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 10:45 P. M. There has been a disastrous fire in Panama, a summary of German naval losses, an analysis of the Norwegian situation. . 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14054. BBC News. April 12, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. Sweden declares she will fight to maintain her neutrality, the Netherlands is publishing an "Orange Book" of protest, a description of the mine fields in Norway. . 8:13. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14061. BBC News. April 14, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. There have been British submarine victories off the coast of Norway. . 7:17. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14066. BBC News. April 15, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. British forces have landed in Norway, German planes have been shot down, Yugoslavia is resisting Nazi agents. . 7:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14071. BBC News. April 16, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. Fighting is going on in Norway, Reynaud claims a naval victory for France, and a moral one too. . 9:55. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14076. BBC News. April 17, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. The British have shelled a Norwegian airbase, a cruiser has been hit but has returned to home port, the Germans have admitted the presence of Allied troops in Norway, the river Clyde has been mined, the British sub "Thistle" has been sunk. . 8:28. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14080. BBC News. April 18, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. More British troops are entering Norway, Reynaud has told Parliament that France will continue to try to win the war, Britain still has 99% of her merchant shipping tonnage. . 10:03. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14084. BBC News. April 19, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. Belgium and Holland continue on a crisis footing, the Germans are accused of trying to bomb Norway's King Haakon. . 6:46. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14088. BBC News. April 20, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:45 P. M. Nine German planes have been shot down, two German ships have been sunk, French troops have landed in Norway. . 5:50. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14094. BBC News. April 22, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. News of the fighting in Norway, the news ends when the announcer says "please wait a moment while I look around for a record!" . 6:36. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14099. BBC News. May 6, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. A summary of Chamberlain's speech regarding the defeat of British troops and retreat in Norway. . 19:51. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14100. BBC News. May 8, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. There have been recriminations in Commons for the British retreat in Norway. . 12:35. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14116. BBC News. June 10, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 11:05 A. M. British and French troops have retreated in Norway, President Roosevelt is to make an announcement, Italy says it will help Germany "liberate the world from British tyranny." The final 13:05 of the program only. . 13:05. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14130. BBC News. June 18, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. A summary of Churchill's speech to Parliament after the fall of France. The first twelve minutes of the program only. . 12 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14135. BBC News. June 26, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 9:15 A. M. German planes have been shot down, Japan negotiates with Vichy France, Italy is assuming control of parts of France and the French Empire, Churchill speech is summarized. . 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Apparently complete.

14152. BBC News. September 4, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. Vichy France has ended relations with Holland, a German forest has been bombed by the R. A. F., Cordell Hull voices concern about Indochina and the Japanese. Hitler predicts victories. . 4 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14153. BBC News. September 5, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. The Italian fleet is avoiding the British, other blows against Italy. . 5 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14154. BBC News. September 6, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. Boulogne and other European targets have been bombed by the R. A. F., attacks on Britain by the Luftwaffe have taken place, Hungary has occupied Transylvania. . 5 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14155. BBC News. September 7, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. Air-raids on London are described, a raid has taken place on Berlin, there has been an assassination attempt on ex-King Carol, Daladier and Reynaud have been arrested by Vichy. . 5 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14156. BBC News. September 8, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. A report on air-raids and fires in the London area, the R. A. F. has bombed the Krupp works, the Black Forest, French ports, and the coast of Norway. More arrests have been made by the Vichy French. . 4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14157. BBC News. September 9, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. There has been bombing raid on Hamburg, a report on the London bombing and damage reports. . 15:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Excerpt.

14158. BBC News. September 10, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 12:30 A. M. The Germans have made air raids on London and the countryside, a new British incendiary device is admitted effective by the Nazis, Germany has been bombed extensively. . 4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14159. BBC News. September 11, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 12:30 A. M. There has been heavy damage to German bombers over London, the R. A. F. has attacked Germany. . 4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14160. BBC News. September 12, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 12:30 A. M. There has been another air-raid on London; not much damage has been done, the R. A. F. has bombed Hamburg and other cities. . 3 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14161. BBC News. September 13, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 12:30 A. M. Another air-raid has occurred on London and Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, and the House of Lords. This four hour raid has been the longest yet. . 4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14162. BBC News. September 14, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 12:30 A. M. There has been air raid on London, Brighton, Eastbourne, Ipswich. A conscription bill has passed in America. There is a new German puppet regime in Rumania. . 4 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14163. BBC News. September 15, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 12:30 A. M. One hundred and seventy five German planes have been shot down, Buckingham Palace has been bombed for the third time, the R. A. F. have bombed three German ports. . 3 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14164. BBC News. September 16, 1940. BBC. Sustaining. 12:30 A. M. London and other British cities have been bombed. . 4 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14202. BBC News. April 25, 1941. BBC. Sustaining. There have been reports of heavy fighting in Greece, Abyssinia, Tobruk, and Kiel. "America's contribution to our air strength," an analysis of new additions to British naval strength. . 13:39. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Complete.

14205. BBC News. April 29, 1941. BBC. Sustaining. The program opening is upcut. Australians are fighting in Greece, a description of the last fight of the Yugoslav air force, there has been fighting in Africa, Brest and the Channel. The program also includes commentary. . 14:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14337. BBC News. June 4, 1944. BBC. Sustaining. Late news and reports. A broadcast for Mexico and Central America, in Spanish. . 14:43. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

101181. BBC News. April 27, 1945. BBC. The Russian and American forces have met in Germany. An excerpt of a speech by Churchill is played. President Truman's message is read. Stalin is heard addressing the Russian troops (translation follows). Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin. 6:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

104695. BBC News. April 1982. BBC World Service. 16:00 (GMT). A newscast with the lead stories about the war in the Falklands. John Wing (news reader). 4:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 94 programs.