Lord Haw-Haw | The Nazi broadcaster who threatened Britain
CHANNEL | Other
RECORDED | 27 February 1940
DURATION | 30 seconds
William Joyce broadcasts anonymously in this latest Nazi propagandist news bulletin about the supposed threat of German bombs to the British people and their reaction, particularly among women. This propaganda was broadcast by Haw-Haw on Nazi radio. It was received, recorded and transcribed by BBC Monitoring.
The battle tactic known as 'Blitzkrieg' (unrelenting, simultaneous air and land attacks on a huge scale) was launched by Germany against Poland in September 1939. However, the German propaganda machine censored the word 'war', preferring to use the term 'state of war', thus inferring that the situation was not as grave as it seemed. Germany also claimed it had no intention of waging war with any other nation except Poland.
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