The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled ‘Final Tribute’ at the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost 19 of its men that day, all were members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
(KNX 1070) — As the Allies commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings, fragile recordings of Los Angeles radio have surfaced for the first time since their original broadcast on June 6, 1944.
KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO reports acetate disks sat untouched for decades until volunteers eked out one more play and restored them with modern computer technology.
Listen to these incredible recordings at CBSLA.com.