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Articles about World War II

The BBC at War [3/3]

Published 9 August 2017

Broadcaster Freddy Grisewood’s story of the BBC at war – part 3

The BBC at War [2/3]

Published 3 August 2017

Broadcaster Freddy Grisewood’s story of the BBC at war – part 2

The BBC at War [1/3]

Published 28 July 2017

Broadcaster Freddy Grisewood’s story of the BBC at war – part 1

Propaganda

Published 5 June 2017

Why didn’t the government take over the running of the BBC in 1940?

► Listening to War

Published 28 April 2017

Alvar Lidell narrates the story of the establishment of the BBC Monitoring Service during World War II

The Voice of Liberty

Published 28 November 2016

What the BBC meant to the people of occupied France

The birth of ITMA

Published 10 October 2016

Ted Kavanagh explains where wartime hit ‘ITMA’ came from

Announcing the changes

Published 6 October 2016

How the job of announcing on the BBC changed when war broke out

Tonight’s BBC radio… in 1939

Published 14 September 2016

A look at what was on the Home Service on Thursday 14 September 1939

Au Revoir, Television

Published 1 September 2016

A 1940 description of what television was doing just as the order came to shut it down

Faces of war

Published 5 November 2015

The BBC decides to reveal all when war breaks out

dot dot dot dash

Published 16 July 2015

V for Victory

The second week

Published 8 September 2014

As war comes to the world, the Radio Times is ready