Posts Tagged ‘40s’

One Night in November

On the full-moon night of Thurs­day, Novem­ber the 14th, 1940 – 75 years ago today – the city of Coven­try in the heart of Britain suf­fered one of the most intense­ly con­cen­trat­ed air raids of the Sec­ond World War, code-named “Oper­a­tion Moon­light Sonata”, after which 568 peo­ple were con­firmed killed, 863 seri­ous­ly wound­ed and 393 injured. Today we remem­ber the peo­ple and city of Coven­try.

Music of the 40s

Today, tune in for the music of the Sec­ond World War and the imme­di­ate post-war era.

Victory in Europe – 70 Years On

Today we are play­ing music of the 1940s, along with oth­er pieces, to com­mem­o­rate the 70th anniver­sary of “Vic­to­ry In Europe” – the end of the the Sec­ond World War in Europe.

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