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Operation Annie - January 20, 1945

Recorded Sound | RG Number: RG-91.0520

0:00: Trojan Horse theme (sign-on).
0:38: 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.
1:15: Dateline: North Alsace (Saar-Alsace Front, Baesweiler, Bischweiler, Strasbourg).
4:32: Dateline: Holland; North Luxembourg.
8:25: Report on railroad conditions.
11:10: Radio 1212 concludes its broadcast of news for military personnel and the civilian population of the Rheinland.
11:53: Attention! This is Radio 1212 with the latest news. Datelines: North Alsace; Ardennes. [Sound quality poor]
13:25: Attention! We bring you a special report on the situation oin the Eastern Front. [Sound quality poor]
18:17: Battles with the Bolsheviks in Germany's east.
18:45: Radio 1212 broadcasts daily from 2-6, every hour on the hour.
19:16: This is Radio 1212 with news for military personnel and civilian residents of the Rheinland.
19:22: Special report on the 5th Fallschirm (paratrooper) Jäger-Division under Major-General Ludwig Heilmann.
20:54: Reports on the situation of the Oberbefehlshaber West; the "Lion of Wilna," General Theodor Tolsdorff; 2. Richard Rudolf, commander of the SS-Panzer-Division “Hitlerjugend.”
22:37: Dateline: Cologne. Works by artists and foreign laborers were exhibited by Dr [Ludwig] Decker of the concentration camp Köln-Gremberg.
23:08: Dateline: Saarbrücken. Gaupropagandaleiter [Horst] Slesina issues directive on evacuations.
23:43: Dateline: Bochum. Summary of press reports.
25:01: Radio 1212 has brought news for military personnel and the civilian population of the Rheinland.
25:30: In 20 minutes Radio 1212 will broadcast another report on the situation in the east.
26:23: Radio 1212 concludes its broadcast of news from the Front and from the Homeland for military personnel and the civilian population of the Rheinland and the Saar Palatinate. We broadcast daily from 2-6, every hour on the hour. Trojan Horse theme (signoff).

Date
1945 January 20
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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