Radio Oranje

Queen Wilhelmina speaking on Radio Oranje
A Voice from Across the Water
Interview with Loe de Jong about Radio Oranje in 1981 in the programme Media Network by Jonathan Marks of Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

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Radio Oranje (Dutch; "Radio Orange") was a Dutch-language radio programme on the BBC European Service managed by the Dutch government-in-exile and broadcast to the occupied Netherlands during World War II. It was broadcast from London, and was broadcast for 15 minutes at 9PM each day.

The first broadcast occurred on 28 July 1940, when Queen Wilhelmina made a speech. In total, Wilhelmina spoke on Radio Oranje a total of 34 times during the course of the war.

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