They Who Wait
Thursday, September 30, 1943
This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Story of French soldiers held as prisoners of war by Germans. Story told from the perspective of one soldier. Describes the French soldier's treatment during their imprisonment and their continued captivity after the armistice.
Mass broadcasts of news in French gave soldiers hope - the Nazi propaganda gave French soldiers insight into the true state of the war.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 69642
Municipal archives id: LT778