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Operation Annie - January 14, 1945

Recorded Sound | RG Number: RG-91.0516

TRACK 1 (Source record badly scratched)
0:00: Trojan Horse theme (sign-on). Radio 1212, broadcasting daily from 2 to 6, every hour on the hour, with news from the Rheinland, Front and Homeland for [residents of the Rheinland and Saarpfalz].
0:46: Trojan Horse theme. Report on fighting in the Ardennes ("Battle of the Bulge").
9:44: Report on fighting in the Saar-Alsace Front.
14:44: Reports from the Front conclude. In its next report Radio 1212 will bring news for the military and civilian populations of the Rheinland.
15:14-end: (In English) "Test cut.. Something went wrong.." (American technicians remarking on faulty recording equipment.)
TRACK 2
0:00: Attention. This is Radio 1212 with the latest news. Details on fighting in the Ardennes; German resistance, Allied aerial bombardments.
1:38: Radio 1212, broadcasting daily, every hour on the hour from 2 to 6.
1:55: Attention. This is Radio 1212 with the latest news. (Repeat of report at start of track.)
3:25: Radio 1212, broadcasting daily, every hour on the hour from 2 to 6, with news for the military and civilian populations of the Rheinland. Report on German-speaking American staff sergeant.
7:04: Radio 1212 concludes its broadcast of news for the military and civilian population of the Rheinland.
7:46: Radio 1212 brings you a factual report on the deployment of the 176th Volksgrenadier-division.
14:02: This is Radio 1212.
14:25: Radio 1212 now concludes its broadcast of news for members of the military and the civilian population of the Rheinland and Saarpfalz. We broadcast every day, on the hour, from 2-6.
14:45-end: Trojan Horse theme (sign-off).

Date
1945 January 14
Language
German
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2021-07-13 13:08:11
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