Lord Haw-Haw | The Nazi broadcaster who threatened Britain
CHANNEL | Other
RECORDED | 30 April 1945
DURATION | 9 minutes 52 seconds
This recording was retrieved from a captured Nazi German tape recorder and may not have been broadcast. It is similar to other transmissions made by Lord Haw-Haw between 23 and 30 April 1945, in which he describes Germany as unified, strong and putting up a front against Russia. Note: Joyce's speech is slurred, probably due to the effects of alcohol.
After the surrender of Germany, BBC correspondent Wynford Vaughan-Thomas broadcast from the studio used by William Joyce in Hamburg. Reportedly, Joyce's script and a bottle of gin were still lying on the desk. It's also claimed that Joyce coined the phrase 'The Iron Curtain' when during one of his broadcasts around April 1945 he said: "the Iron Curtain of Bolshevism has come down across Europe".
Nazi propaganda about the sinking of the Graf Spee.
'Germany does not intend to attack the Balkans.'
How the BBC kept watch on propaganda.
Lord Haw-Haw mocks Winston Churchill.
Lord Haw-Haw mocks British fear of German bombs.
'British and French plans to lay mines in Norwegian waters are brutal.'
Propaganda supporting Germany's invasion of Denmark and Norway.
Broadcasting to Germany during the war.
The final propagandist recording by Lord Haw-Haw before Germany surrendered.
A BBC report from the High Court on an appeal.
Felix Felton describes an exiled, wartime BBC.
A German propagandist is interviewed on his colleague, Lord Haw-Haw.
Lord Haw-Haw and German propaganda broadcasts during World War II.
Fellow propaganda broadcasters recall working with William Joyce.
An interview with Lord Haw-Haw's daughter.
A memo outlines the decrease in listeners to BBC radio.
Action must be taken against Lord Haw-Haw.
Oliver Baldwin writes to a senior British diplomat about the Haw-Haw problem.
The BBC's Director-General writes to the government's Director of Propaganda in Enemy Countries.
Who is listening to Hamburg propaganda and when?
A BBC Director-General disagrees with his predecessor.
Lord Haw-Haw is a risk to military morale.
The Ministry of Information's policy on British propaganda.
An enquiry about one of Cadbury's chocolate factories.
Fry's chocolate factory is not about to be bombed.
Haw-Haw rumours are spreading across Britain.
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