Hans von Kaltenborn
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1878
Date of Death: 1965
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Broadcaster, Author of Non-Fiction, Journalist
Professional Affiliations: CBS (1928-1940)
NBC (1940-1953)
Turtledove Appearances:
POD: May 30, 1942
Appearance(s): In the Balance
Type of Appearance: Direct (via radio)
Hans von Kaltenborn (July 9, 1878 - June 14, 1965), generally known as H. V. Kaltenborn, was an American radio commentator. He was heard regularly on the radio for over 30 years, beginning with CBS in 1928. He was known for his highly precise diction, his ability to ad lib and his depth of knowledge of world affairs.

Hans von Kaltenborn in WorldwarEdit

Sam Yeager and Bobby Fiore were listening to Hans von Kaltenborn's reports on events in North Africa, the southern Soviet Union, Hungary, and Spain in 1942 shortly before the Race's Conquest Fleet landed.[1]