Information about this and other historical projects and additional resources for learning about the use of radio in World War II and today.

We are especially grateful for to the large public domain US government and the exellent book World War II Radio Heroes by Lisa Spahr.

About Victory Angels

Victory Angels is a history project by guitarist Damon Buxton, the son of a ham radio operator, who discovered the box of letters at an antique store near Seattle.

What is Ham Radio? ARRL

The national association for Amateur Radio.

Book: World War II Radio Heroes by Lisa Spahr

The granddaughter of a WWII POW finds a box of letters written to her great grandmother by Ham radio operators. This book does an excellent job of explaining how people used radio to connect.

POW Letters

Website for WWII Radio Heroes by Lisa Spahr.

Book: Waves of Hope by Ronald Edward Negra

The true story of 100 year old Agnes Joan Negra, who during WWII listened to Radio Berlin on her short wave Radio each day, to hear the names of American prisoners of war being held captive. Agnes would then write to their families to let them know their loved one was still alive.

Website for Waves of Hope by Ronald Edward Negra. WWII Collection

US government collection in the public domain.

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