Plaque

BBC Overseas Services

Inscription

{Next to the BBC crest with the motto, 'Nation shall speak peace unto nation':}
1942 - 1957
From June 1942 for fifteen years, this building was the headquarters of the B.B.C. Overseas Services. During the war direct broadcasts were made to America from the roof while air-raids were in progress. The B.B.C. vacated the premises in November 1957.
British Broadcasting Corporation

Site: BBC Overseas Services (1 memorial)

W1, Market Place, 24

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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