Lord Haw-Haw | The Nazi broadcaster who threatened Britain
CHANNEL | Radio 4
FIRST BROADCAST | 24 November 1978
DURATION | 4 minutes 13 seconds
Richard Kupsch describes how he came to be a German propagandist employed alongside William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw). One of three broadcasters working together, Kupsch reveals how they came to differentiate themselves from one another with signature announcements. He also talks candidly about his impression of Joyce, remembering him as a fanatic 'more Nazi than the Nazis themselves' and feared all the more for his close friendship with Joseph Goebbels.
Joseph Goebbels (pictured above) was Hitler's Minister of Propaganda. He controlled all forms of media to channel Nazi doctrine to the German people and beyond. It is considered that he was responsible for the first attacks against the Jewish community that culminated in the Holocaust. He also incited violence towards other minority populations in Germany using propaganda.
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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