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“People of Western Europe: A landing was made this morning…”

    “People of Western Europe: A landing was made this morning on the coast of France by troops of the Allied Expeditionary Force. This landing is part of the concerted United Nations’ plan for the liberation of Europe, made in conjunction with our great Russian allies. I have this message for all of you.

Rat Patrol Radio LIVES!

Just like the hero in those old Republic serials, Rat Patrol Radio has survived certain death! While the playlist has some errors, you can listen to us on Radionomy with this handy dandy link: http://ratpatrolradio-wartimetunes-.playtheradio.com/   Also, don’t forget to join our little community on Facebook!

END OF AN ERA

Rat Patrol Radio’s host, Live365, has gone out of business. So, after more than 15 years wonderful years as a Founding Broadcaster at Live365, Rat Patrol Radio has to find a new base of operations.  I have decided to give Radionomy a try, after looking at various options. This is a large undertaking, since I

This… is D-Day!

The complete NBC broadcast day of D-Day is now on the air at Rat Patrol Radio! Whatever time you tune in, you will be hearing the same thing America heard at that same time on June 6, 1944. Enjoy!

2014 Pearl Harbor Broadcast is On The Air!

Hey guys and gals, the new Pearl Harbor broadcast is on the air! Also, I would like everyone to know that I have switched over to the Rat Patrol Radio Facebook page which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/ratpatrolradio I’m making daily updates there. One last news bit: The Christmas playlist will start tomorrow, but won’t

WWII hero recalls the Battle of Arnhem

A WWII veteran of the British 1st Airborne Division remembers the battle of the “bridge too far,” as he recalls the attack on Arnhem. http://home.bt.com/news/uknews/wwii-hero-recalls-the-battle-of-arnhem-11363933990339

C-47 That Dropped D-Day Troops Returning to Normandy

GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) — The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion. Seventy years after taking part in D-Day, the plane now housed at the National Warplane Museum in western New York is being prepared

WWII Vet Who Earned Medal of Honor In Normandy Dies

In the advance off the D-Day beaches, 23 year-old staff sergeant Walter Ehlers of the 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, single-handedly knocked two German machinegun nests and forced a German mortar squad to retreat, before carrying a wounded soldier back to receive aid despite being shot in the back himself. S/Sgt Ehlers was awarded the

We’ve added a “Nu” Captcha!

We recently installed “Sweet Captcha,” to get rid of those blurry, mashed-up letters other captchas make you type, but the instructions were not showing. Today, we have moved over to NuCaptcha, which should be super-easy to read, while blocking the nasty spambots. If anyone has any problems with the new captcha system, reply here or

Announcing the Rat Patrol Radio Victory Drive!

All hands on deck! Rat Patrol Radio needs YOU! Some listeners have been unhappy about the 30-slot “free listener” cap on RPR.  As our audience grows, more people are tuning in at peak times. Of course, caps at any station on the Live365 network do not apply to VIP listeners. (You also get NO commercials.) To