BBC war correspondent Frank Gillard (1909 - 1998) at work in early 1944, during a mock battle to rehearse the reporting of the D-Day landings for BBC radio. He is using a portable disc recorder issued by the BBC War Reporting Unit. Original publication: Picture Post - 1717 - How The BBC Covers The Invasion - pub. 17th June 1944. (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)