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"supreme allied headquarters" Discussed on Yesteryear Old Time Radio

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08:18 min | 2 years ago

"supreme allied headquarters" Discussed on Yesteryear Old Time Radio

"You ever listening to Charles Lawton Norman Carbons, adaptation and production of Sandberg First of an American village e based on the works of three great modern writers. With Mr Louder than the cast where Hans Conrad while he man Residues mccambridge Dick Ryan Joan Lauren will ride. Joe Grandba- Lorraine Tunnel Bob Bruce Norman. Field Ross Horace Willard. Jong Franklin Parker Harry Bartell, Edmar and Earl Robinson. Bernard, Herrmann composed and conducted the original score. At the same time next week CBS. We'll bring you the second program of an American trilogy Carlin's production of selections from the writings of Thomas. Again with an original score like Olympia has prize winning Bernard Hermann. The ionized these big John Program was cancelled tonight in order to bring you the previous broadcast. Big Town will be heard at the same time next week over these stations. Let the CBS the Columbia Broadcasting System. It's up to the minute coverage of the invasion of western. Europe. CBS World now brings the latest news development followed by reports by its correspondents at home and abroad. I for the latest news dispatches here is John Daly. Here is what we know officially about the progress of the invasion of Europe at this moment, the second communique from Supreme Allied Headquarters issued early this evening, eastern wartime told us that our forces succeeded in their initial landings, and that fighting continues. Our landings were affected undercover of a heavy air and naval bombardment. We know officially that our naval casualties were light, much lighter than expected rather than Roosevelt, told his radio best conference after noon today, eastern wartime United States naval losses where to destroy US and one landing ship for tanks. To rear admirals of the United States Navy would have bought cruises which took part in the naval bombardment, which preceded the landings Rear Admiral Alan Goodrich, Kirk, commander, of one of the Task Forces Watch the operations from his flagship the cruiser. And Rear Admiral Morton L. Deo was in command of the cruiser Tuscaloosa in American, battleship Nevada pace. The thousand allied ships that made up the striking ARMATA. We know officially to modern. The thousand troop-carrying planes and gliders dropped allied paratroopers and other airborne troops behind the German lines in France. The airborne phase of the operation met with what the Allied High Command described as unexpected success and prime minister Churchill told the House of Commons earlier in the day, but I'll parachute. Troops seized the number of vital bridges before the Germans had time to blow them up. Churchill gave the only official allied indication of just where our troops landed, and how father have advanced. He announced that allied invasion spearhead penetrated the railroad town of Khan nine and a half miles inland, but reports from the German indicate tonight that forces pushed inland from seven and a half to ten miles at key points along a sixty mile front, and the radio said where thirteen miles inland one point north of come. While the official reports are happening, but meagre in detail we do know from the request correspondence and allied pilots who flew over the battle area. That I'll progress appears to be good in every area. We know too that there's no German counterattacks up to this time. Although such attacks are expected momentarily at eight PM Eastern wartime the German controlled Peres radio that an important American naval. Squadron was cruising off Chevron. CBS correspondent child culling would reports that we have already taken some German prisoners. He saw them line up at the end of one of our beachheads. At the same time, the first wounded men from the invasion front have landed back in England and about them. We have this report. Despite their wounds, many were cheerful and smiling. To round out the unofficial reports in the invasion, the London Daily Mail seven dispatch from Stockholm, but Adolf Hitler is expected to make a speech soon from somewhere in the west, where he said to be personal command of the Anti invasion operation, and that's the best news we've had today considering his record debate as commander of the German forces in the field. Now a picture of American fighting men, and how they react in battle by one who has seen them in action. Here is Colombia's war quarter when Reynolds. I know nothing about the mass strategy of war, and it would be presumptuous for me to try to guess what will happen tomorrow or the next day, and I have no idea tall to the final outcome of this most daring all military operation. But I do know Gi Joe. I saw him in action in Sicily and Salerno and I know his reactions. I, know his hopes and his fears. I know that he has been looking forward eagerly to this test. Just as he wants, looked forward to playing and a big high school football game. All. He was a bit nervous about it, but he knew that once it began. His nervousness would leave. It was tough. The Gi Joe Crossing the channel last night. Because, he knew they were enemy minefield that had to be crossed. Then, sitting there on the deck of a ship. Had nothing to do. Nothing to do but think. It was a chaplain. Every lodge ship in the invasion Amada. Chaplain was running during the Sicilian invasion during the Solano operation at Anzio. The G. Gi Joe doesn't want. Any sermons preached to him just. Before we goes into battle. He wants a pat on the back. Sometimes he wants to talk. To unburden himself. That's what Gi Joe did last night. That's got talking with the Padre. And it didn't matter much. What faith the Padre belong to? All chaplains wear the same uniform. And there was only one God at the front. and. The invasion fleet mid the enemy code. Now Gi Joe tightened up. Examined as M, three submachine gun Catholic took it apart, but it together thing it is clips Savannah Munition. He kept telling himself that he wasn't afraid. Telstar once said and Warren piece. Every. Soldier is afraid that he will be week at the decisive moment. Telstar was right. G. I O. G. I joe felt that way. Well. They got near the enemy coast. Nervousness increased. Maybe, he lit a cigarette, then tossed into the deck when an office called sharply, but that out. And, then it was h our. It was tumbling over the side into a waiting LCI. Himself because there was a slight swell, and he grin weekly at his pals indistinct in the same dog. They all spelled as he did. was like that high school just before the kick-off. then. The boat started tug Shar. Wasn't much opposition as I went to show. The boat grounded a few feet from the beach and Gi Joe out keeping his gun high over his head. Adjusting steel helmet. The German, modern machine gunfire opened up. He! Had the bullets whistling past and he ducked instinctively. And he laughed sheepishly. There are no foxhole meaningless channel. He surged fall within the Cold Water Abrasive. Many hit land. Sappers attached to his company dashed ahead to be sure that we're. No mind. Now suddenly, the nervousness left G. Joe. He looked cooley ahead. And when he saw flash, the automatically lifted as Tommy got an sprayed clip of bullets. Now, his long training tone. He did things the right things instinctively. Avoid booby traps and.

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"supreme allied headquarters" Discussed on Yesteryear Old Time Radio

Yesteryear Old Time Radio

08:18 min | 2 years ago

"supreme allied headquarters" Discussed on Yesteryear Old Time Radio

"You. Have just. Arm Barrow Columbia's chief of European US AARON CBS News Headquarters in new. York is Doug Edwards. CBS Not continuous its reporting the news of the Allied invasion of Europe you may be interested to know that three thirty two this morning, eastern wartime, and in the more than nine hours since then we've devoted approximately seven hours to invasion, news and analysis. This is included the words of fighting men. Themselves reports from eyewitnesses radio reporters relevance from the Press Association's communicates from Supreme Allied. Headquarters and message is government leaders speaking to their people and to all the world. Those of you have been listening are aware of the urgent pattern we're following which is to recapture the time of any regular program on our schedule whenever fresh news comes in from the scene of action on this great day of liberation. We have necessarily repeated much of the news in summary Form, but familiar programs in irregular places whenever even repetition run its course. Fresh news will of course be broadcast at any moment within seconds of its receipt and without warning. state-owned your CBS station for constant coverage of the latest news from every theater of the war. Prime Minister Churchill, said in London tonight that allied troops have penetrated in some cases several miles inland after effective landings on the French coast on a broad front that's bulletin and another one. Just in from the United Press quotes the German News Agency as saying this evening that the invasion front has further widen. Reichsmarshall Herman gearing declared in an order of the date of the German Air Forces today at the invasion of western Europe must before off even if it means that of the look buffer. that. Is Another bulletin just received in? World! News headquarters from an enemy source Reichsmarshall Herman gathering. Thousands of allied bombing plane softened up the defenses of Western Europe for the Anglo American invasion armies last night, and early today, dropping more than eleven, thousand two hundred tonnes of high explosives down on the Nazi coastal fortifications in eight and one half hours of furious attack. The bursting bombs and the motors of attacking fighter planes rolled back across the narrow straits of Dover. From midnight until eight am some seven thousand, five hundred allied planes hammered network of enemy gun emplacements, studying the channel coast. By mid morning, the allied air fleets had swept. The Sky is clear of Nazi. Planes and fighters were racing as far as seventy five miles inland without drawing a challenge from the better look barber that brings to mind that Fullerton which came in a moment ago from Herman Daring who declared in an order of the day to the German air forces that the invasion of western Europe must be fought even if it means the death of his vaunted looked upper. Allied invasion forces so far have met less resistance than expected both in the approaches of the beachhead and on the air that is from the United Press. All. Detailed reports of the situation are lacking. Still it summed up by one observer with the words we have gotten over the first five or six hurdles. And in the broadcast was homeland General Charles the goal today called on French patriots to extend all possible aid to the allied armies, and above all to do everything not to be taken prisoner by the German. Is taught. Heard over, CBS the. Brought home to the French, the fact that their forces never before had such a glorious opportunity to distinguish themselves. And from London General Film Hohnstein the commander in chief of the Norwegian underground broadcast order all organized fighting groups inside Norway be prepared to take part in the great settlement. As he put it on scene, told his countrymen they would receive orders on what to do. You must not act openly except in conjunction with the allied military plan, he said, and not before orders have been issued from London. Five minutes to Churchill conferred with King George the Buckingham, palace luncheon today then both visited General Dwight Eisenhower at his headquarters. The King Churchill also met with other allied invasion commanders, and they received lake reports coming in from the beachheads in northern France. President Roosevelt Spent the early morning hours of the invasion, writing a prayer, which he will read the nation overall radio networks tonight at ten PM, eastern wartime CBS of course will carry his broadcast. After his fireside chat last night, the president went to his bedroom on the second floor of the White, house, between telephone calls from the water. -partment telling the progress of the action. The president wrote a prayer which he wants to country. Join in tonight. The prayer has been released publication. And saw that the country might know it, and we'll be able to join with Mr Roosevelt tonight in praying for victory and for safety for the American forces in this greatest of all military undertaking. Now another summary of the invasion news to this point. Allied forces landed in the Normandy area of northwest France this morning, and the thrust several miles inland against unexpectedly slight German opposition, and with losses, much smaller than had been anticipated, the grand assault scheduled for yesterday, but postponed until today, because of bad weather found the highly-vaunted German defences, much less formidable in every department than had been feared. Airborne troops, who led the assault before daylight on a history, making scale suffered extremely small losses in the air. That's what headquarters tells us. Even though the great plain extended across two hundred miles of sky and use navigation lights to keep formation. Naval losses for the CBO people on enforces are described headquarters as very very small, although four thousand ships and several thousand smaller craft participated in taking the American, Canadian and British troops to France. Coastal batteries were virtually silenced with the guns of the British American and allied fleets, including battleships, and the beachheads were speedily consolidated. The German radio at the scene of a landings was a one hundred mile stretch of coast from Cherbourg to lava around the Bay of the same and the northeast shore of the Normandy Peninsula. I'm an Churchill, and announcing the successful invasion of the House of Commons at noon six hours after the first seaborne troops landed, the landings were the first of a series. Churchill disclosed that eleven thousand allied planes available as needed for the battle, the allied bombers, climaxing ninety six hours of steady, pounding last German coastal defences this morning with ten thousand tons of explosives fighters who went out to God? The beaches had little to do. However, as the German, Air Force is up until noon had flown only fifty stories against the invading forces, and as we told you a moment ago, the prime minister issued another communicate from his headquarters this afternoon to say that things were indeed going. At least as well and in some cases better than expected. The Germans have probably seventeen hundred fifty fighters and five hundred bombers to meet the attack today, but they did not use them in the start, and why they didn't was not a parent, but a light ammon, one that a violent reaction maybe expected soon, noting Hermann Goering and that order of the day has told his air forces, the invasion must be written up even if the look over parishes. The Perez radio according last minute flash from the battlefield. This is a German report, said tonight that a vicious battle is raging north of Ruan between powerful allied paratroop formations and German atty invasion forces. Paratroops landed behind the Atlantic wall defences. Not. The operated Peres radio, quoting last minute flash from the battlefield as the Germans put it say that a vicious battle is raging north room between powerful ally, paratroop formations and German atty invasion forces. Six hundred naval guns, opening fire on the French coastal stretch west of a heart, lay down a mighty barrage of two thousand tons of shells each ten minutes beginning at.

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