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Operation Annie - January 15, 1945

Recorded Sound | RG Number: RG-91.0517

0:00: Trojan Horse theme (sign-on).
0:54: This is Radio 1212 broadcasting daily from 2-6, every hour on the hour, with news for the Rheinland and reports from the Front and the homeland for the civilian residents of the Rheinland District and the Saar Palatinate.
1:25: Report on fighting in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Germany.
8:32: Report on Allied air strikes on German localities.
12:34: Conclusion of reports from the Front. In a few minutes Radio 1212 will broadcast messages for the military and civilian populations of the Rheinland.
13:00: Radio 1212 with news for the military and civilian populations of the Rheinland. Datelines: Cologne, Saarbrücken, Koblenz.
15:59: Radio 1212 has brought news for the military and civilian populations of the Rheinland.
16:25: This is Radio 1212. "Interlude in Bettendorf" (Special report on a successful American reconnaissance mission involving the interception of important military information from captured German sentries in the town of Bettendorf.)
19:32: Radio 1212 now concludes its broadcast of news from the Front for the members of the military and the civilian populations of the Rheinland District and the Saar Palatinate. We broadcast daily from 2-6, every hour on the hour. Trojan Horse theme (signoff).
21:14: Attention! This is Radio 1212 with the latest news. Strasbourg attacked by German shock-troops; Anglo-American bombers destroy petroleum depots and bridges. Radio 1212 broadcasts daily from 2-6, every hour on the hour.
22:59-end: Repeat of above report.

Date
1945 January 15
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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