These transcripts of Shirers Berlin broadcasts reveal a Europe tottering on the edge of, and finally falling into WWII. While his broadcasts were subject to censorship by the Nazi authorities we do get an excellent insight into the propaganda the German population were being fed. An excellent complementary journal to more analytical WWII history books.
The regular broadcasts of the CBS man in Berlin whose reports give a strong flavor of life in Berlin in the opening year of the war. His factual accounts were what allowed him to stay in Berlin and report in spite of the censors; his careful choice of words and phrases allowed him to paint a clear picture of his shock as war again engulfs Europe