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When Admirals Were Admirals

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Four years ago, I did a post called, dangerously, Addicted to Hitler Radio. In the post I wrote, in part:

However, the vast majority of what it plays on this customer-made station (Adolf Hitler Radio – see above) are recordings of speeches from the likes of FDR, Churchill, and Harry Truman. I’ve never really listened to old speeches before, but by God, they are fascinating. It’s like being whisked back in time and listening to history as it was actually happening.