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Articles about The Second World War

London Calling… urgently

Published 9 July 2022

“Hello, Fenella? I shan’t be able to get back for dinner. A sort of war’s broken out.”

Going underground

Published 4 April 2022

A trip to the ITN archives – deep under Goodge Street in London

BBC at War – part 3: The Battle Front

Published 1 April 2022

The BBC listens to the enemy whilst also undermining them

BBC at War – part 2: The Home Front

Published 25 March 2022

The BBC serves the Home Front – from replacing bombed-out schools to playing music while you work

BBC at War – part 1: From Peace to War

Published 18 March 2022

The BBC makes the transition from peacetime to war – and war comes to Broadcasting House

‘Lord Haw Haw’ to face treason charge

Published 16 November 2020

Germany calling, Germany calling, Germany calling no more

B.B.C. sheds battledress

Published 11 November 2020

Everything changes as the BBC switches from wartime to peacetime service on the radio

The German Freedom Radio Station

Published 6 November 2020

What are the people of Nazi Germany listening to in 1940?

Tonight’s BBC Home Service… in 1939

Published 12 September 2018

A look at what was on the BBC on Tuesday 12 September 1939

Radio and the war

Published 26 July 2018

The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 provokes major change at the US radio networks

People behind programmes – 2

Published 14 September 2017

From 1972, Jeremy Isaacs, Controller of Features at Thames, takes us through his department’s achievements and plans

The edit that rewrote history

Published 31 October 2005

Exploding the myth of TV’s 1939 closedown

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Saturday 13 August 2022