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This podcast series, produced in cooperation with the subcommittee of history of Second World War of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Central European University, introduces cutting edge publications by the members of the subcommittee and other authors. It's aim is to change the ways we talk about the history of the Second World War. The series features both English and Hungarian podcasts.A Közép-európai Egyetem és az MTA második világháború története albizottság közös podcastjában az albiz ...
 
World War II Chronicles is a weekly look back to 'This Week in World War II, 75 Years Ago.' Originally produced in coordination with the National Archives to mark the 50th anniversary of the war, World War II Chronicles features original newsreel reports and archival footage to tell the story as it happened, week by week. Hosted by famed World War II newsreel anchor Ed Herlihy, World War II Chronicles is produced by the American Veterans Center.
 
This podcast contains information about World War ll communication. It also contains information about how Nazi Germany used the Enigma to send secret messages during the war. Lastly, this report covers how the Allies cracked the Enigma code. Cover art photo provided by Benjamin Behre on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@hellothisisbenjamin
 
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A beszélgetés németül zajlott / The conversation was in GermanA podcast elérhető magyar felirattal a Fővárosi levéltár YouTube csatornáján.Háborúkban megerőszakolt nők emlékezete projekt - Előadássorozat XI., 2021. június 17. Mélyi József művészettörténész interjúja Eduard Freudmann-nal Eduard Freudmann (1979) Bécsben élő osztrák művész tevékenység…
 
As an internationally recognized expert on public art and the memorial genre, James E. Young has served on juries for a number of prospective memorials, from the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin to the National 9/11 Memorial in New York. In this interview, within the context of the Budapest memorial site project in memory of women …
 
Interview with Michael Rothberg conducted by Hedvig Turai.Michael Rothberg, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies, UCLA, has major contributions to trauma and memory studies. The present interview is mostly connected to his latest book, The Implicated Subject. Beyond Victims and Perpet…
 
Pasts, Inc., Center of Historical Studies at CEU, CEU Department of Gender Studies, the Working Group of Democracy in History of CEU Democracy Institute, and the Subcommittee of the History of Second World War of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences launched the thematic issue of The Hungarian Historical Review with the authors present.https://hunghis…
 
Veerle Vanden Daelen, deputy director of Kazerne Dossin and Andrea Pető, Professor at CEU are discussing problems of how to remember dark history, what are the challenges for museums and art works.With the support of Flemish Representation in Budapest, Budapest City Archive, Municial of Budapest, Subcommittee of History of the Second World War of t…
 
By mid July, 1945 the U.S. 10th Army began to move quickly in an attempt to take down the last pocket of the Japanese resistance on the Southern part of the Island. The pace and diligence of the U.S. military scared many soldiers in the Japanese resistance. This lead to many of them committing suicide instead of honorably surrendering.…
 
When Minnesota's Greatest Generation marched off to war, they had no idea the trials and trauma that awaited them in combat missions. In this episode, we hear from three Minnesota veterans who were stationed in England and flew bombing missions targeting the Nazis when they were shot down and put into harsh Prisoner of War camps. We also hear from …
 
The day of the Pearl Harbor attack, what FDR memorably called 'the day that will live in infamy,' struck a nerve with a generation of patriotic Americans and motivated them to serve. In this episode we hear from two Minnesota GI's who signed up at recruiting stations in the aftermath of the surprise attack. There's also the eyewitness account of a …
 
Veterans returning from World War 2 were the first servicemen and women to be able to access the benefits of the GI Bill, officially known as the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944. Far more GI's than expected took advantage of the opportunity to have Uncle Sam pay for their education. The University of Minnesota was a leader in welcoming the ve…
 
In Spring of 1945, the detailed horror of what the Nazi's did in Germany and inside the concentration camps was revealed to the public. Before this period many people didn't know the extent of situation. The concentration camps became referred to as "Murder Mills" and even war veterans like General Eisenhower and Patton who saw thousands of deaths …
 
By the end of June, 1945 delegates from all over the world had spent weeks drafting and debating over the finalized version of the United Nation Charter. On June 26th, 1945 the last session and signing of the UN Charter was held in San Francisco. President Truman attended the conference and gave a speech where he addressed the positivity that would…
 
The podcasts discusses Topographie der Shoah: Gedächtnisorte an das zerstörte jüdische Wien, Lappin –Engel was directing. The places of the Holocaust are the iconic places of destruction like Auschwitz, Bergen Belsen, Dachau. These places were under German command and they give the false impression that the extermination of the European Jewry has h…
 
After finishing his service as a Supreme Commander in World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower was given many notable awards and was greeted by millions of people who wanted to show their gratitude for his service. In London millions of people gathered to listen to his address to Parliament and watch as he was granted "Freedom Of The City". When he retur…
 
During June of 1945, U.S. forces were still out fighting Japan but many people on the home front were celebrating the victory over Germany. Millions of people gathered in Southern California to watch the victory parade that was held to honor Generals George S. Patton and James Doolittle. After the parade General Patton when on to give a speech in B…
 
Operation Pluto was an abbreviation for "Pipeline Under-water Transport of Oil. The pipe which laid under the English Channel was constructed by British engineers to be used as an asset during World War II. The pipelines were meant to deliver a substantial amount of fuel to Europe, specifically during the allied invasion of Normandy.…
 
By the end of May and the beginning of June, 1945 thousands of U.S. soldiers were dead and injured in the battle against Japan. In a final effort to take down the Japanese resistance the U.S. Army and Marine forces teamed up to storm the beach of Okinawa. The Japanese were resilient until U.S. soldiers pushed them south to retreat to the city of Na…
 
By the 27th of May, 1945 the U.S. air craft carrier USS Franklin had been struggling for almost a week to stay afloat after being hit on the 19th by a Japanese dive bomber. The bomb left the ship in pieces and took many American lives. Even with all the damage the USS Franklin and what was left of its brave crewmen returned to the U.S. through the …
 
While the war in Europe had ended in May of 1945, many American soldier were still out fighting the Japanese at the Battle of Okinawa. At this stage in the battle the Japanese Kamikaze warfare tactics were greatly damaging U.S. carriers and causing many casualties. In efforts to try and stop the Japanese, the U.S. began to attack Japanese air bases…
 
By the third week in May forty six delegates from around the world were gathered at the San Francisco Conference trying to draw up the United Nations Charter to preserve peace. The nations that were invited to this conference were nations that declared war on Germany and Japan and had subscribed to the United Nations Declaration. A great number of …
 
By May of 1945 America and its allied forces had finally won the war in Europe. On may 7th it became official when the German delegation signed the unconditional surrender of all German forces. The following day President Truman broadcasted the announcement and people filled the streets to celebrate the end of the 5 year long war.…
 
On the last weeks of April, 1945 American forces had reached the Elbe River which lied only miles outside of Berlin. Alongside the river Americans ran into the Soviets Red Army who proceeded into the city of Berlin. General Eisenhower held the American Army back and allowed the Soviets to fight the battle of Berlin because he didn't want to suffer …
 
On April 12th, 1945 Harry S. Truman took the oath of office only hours after President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death. The week following President Truman gave a speech in which he stated that he planned to continue his predecessors commitment and the U.S. would continue to fight Germany and Japan.由Radio America
 
On the second week of April 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died from a hemorrhagic stroke. President Roosevelt was only several weeks into his fourth term when his physical health took a turn for the worst. Thousands of people including his successor Harry S. Truman gathered in the nationals capital to honor him at his memorial.…
 
By April 8th, 1945 U.S. and allied forces were still battling to take down Nazi Germany. On the Western front U.S. soldiers had 300,000 Nazi's trapped in a geographical pocket in Ruhr Germany. After days of resisting U.S. advances, the 1st and 9th Armies teamed up and successfully split the pocket, leaving the Germans left to crumble.…
 
By April of 1945 the United States had thousands of troops prepared to fight in what would become the largest naval assault in the Pacific War. On the 1st of the month troops landed on the island of Okinawa and met little resistance by the Imperial Japanese Army. The battle of Okinawa would continue for weeks with U.S. troops dominating the Japanes…
 
In the final stretch to get the entire German resistance to leave the edge of the Rhine river U.S. and British soldiers team up. Together with forces coming at the Germans by air attack and by water the German don't stand a chance and the heart of Germany becomes open to the allied forces.由Radio America
 
March of 1945 aircrafts bombings had become a staple weapon of the war. On the week of March 15th aircrafts carriers were given permission to drop the largest bomb ever created in the war to take out enemy targets. The bomb is known as "The Grand Slam" and weighing in at about 10 tons it played a vital role in the fast paced deterioration of the Na…
 
By March 11th, 1945 the U.S. soldiers had discovered that the only bridge the Nazi's had failed to demolish was the Ludendorff Bridge leading to the town of Remagen. In a race to get to the Germans before they blew up the the last connecting piece of the Shrine river the U.S. soldiers immediately began a full-scale attach on the bridge. Military en…
 
By March of 1945 the U.S., Canadian, and British forces had done serious damage to the Nazi army. With barely any line of defense left the Nazi's began to retreat across the Rhine. As they crossed the river they attempted to blow up all the bridges. On March 3rd 1945, the U.S. 9th and Canadian 1st officially teamed in a fight along the West bank th…
 
By 1945 the U.S. had been fighting Japanese forces for almost three years over the Philippine Island of Luzon and Corregidor, located in Manila Bay. Both islands were the last allies the U.S. had in the Philippines, so they fought long and hard to capture the territories. After several defeats U.S. soldiers won the battles once and for all the week…
 
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