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Operation Annie - December 10, 1944

Recorded Sound | RG Number: RG-91.0505

TRACK 1
0:00: Trojan Horse theme (sign-on)
1:50: Radio 1212 bringing news from the Front and the Homeland for residents of the Rheinland and Saarpfalz.
7:02: Radio 1212 signoff. In our next broadcast we will report on communities captured by the enemy during the past 24 hours.
7:18: Light music (unidentified).
13:45: Many communities have fallen into American hands over the past 24 hours. [Listing follows.]
15:10: Our next broadcast will feature news of the Armed Forces in Westphalia.
15:24: Trojan Horse theme (signoff).
TRACK 2
0:00: Radio 1212 bringing you news of the Armed Forces in Westphalia.
5:55: Trojan Horse theme. Radio 1212 ends its transmission of news for military families and for residents of the Rheinland and Saarpfalz.
6:25: Classical music (Suppé, "Flotte Bursche" Overture).
11:52: In one half hour Radio 1212 will bring you news from the Rheinland and Saarpfalz. We broadcast daily from 2 to 6, every hour on the hour.
12:13-end: Trojan Horse theme (signoff).
TRACK 3
0:00: Trojan Horse theme (sign-on)
2:25: Radio 1212, with news from the Front and the Homeland for residents of the Rheinland and Saarpfalz, and reports on communities taken by the enemy during the past 24 hours. [Report interrupted at 4:12 by buzzing sound.]
4:20-end: Above recording repeats through 4:12, after which report continues through end of track, ending abruptly.
TRACK 4
0:00: Radio 1212 with news from the Front and the Homeland for residents of the Rheinland and Saarpfalz, and reports on communities taken by the enemy during the past 24 hours. [Poor audio quality.]
5:25: Radio 1212 will return with reports on communities captured by the enemy during the past 24 hours
6:02-end: Radio 1212 with a report on the Saarbrücken "Volkssturm" (People's Militia comprised of civilians aged 16-60).

Date
1944 December 10
Language
German
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2021-07-13 13:08:10
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