For The Fallen – 7th May, 2021

At the going down of the sun and in the morning / We will remember them...

Hello from London. Here's five minutes of civilised calm recorded in East London as the capital starts to wake up. With a poem: For The Fallen by Laurence Binyon.

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From the show:

On this day: 7th May 1945, General Jodl signs Germany's unconditional surrender, ending the Second World War in Europe

On this day: 7th May 1952, Geoffrey Dummer gives the first public talk laying out the idea of the integrated circuit, better known today as the microchip, and the basis for all modern computers

If you need some music to wake you up – how about We'll Meet Again by Vera Lynn:

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Opening/closing music courtesy of Chillhop: Philanthrope, Leavv - What Was Before

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