NBC Words At War Episode 10 Malta Spitfire” Released August 21, 1943. This is the story of one of the greatest living fighter pilots, Flying Officer George F Burling, a 21 year old boy, one of a handful who saved Malta in her time of peril. This is told by Flying Officer George F Burling and Leslie Roberts in Malta Spitfire.https://d1yw3lrn36lfta.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/22202624/1943-08-21NbcWordsAtWar10MaltaSpitfire.mp3 Take a look at these other WWII Posts: WWII Today: June 10 WWII Today: November 27 WWII Today: November 26
NBC Words At War Episode 8 Love At First Flight” Released August 14, 1943. The funny and musical portrait of the making of a Naval Aviator, Lester Dowd. Adapted from the book “Love At First Flight by Charles Folding and Ottis Conner.
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This is the story of an American newspaperwoman who happened to be in Hong Kong on the day the Japanese attacked, and what happened to her as a “prisoner of the Japs.” The author appears after the drama and comments about the Japanese during the war. Based on the book Prisoner of the Japs by Gwen Dew.https://d1yw3lrn36lfta.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/22202600/1943-08-07NbcWordsAtWar07PrisonerOfTheJaps.mp3 Take a look at these other WWII Posts: Admiral Bull Halsey Quote WWII Today: October 18 WWII Today: October 24
Based on Robert St. John’s book as he saw it happen. He tells of the horrors that he saw in Yugoslavia and later Greece in just a few short weeks in 1941. He tells of the bombing of the people on Bloody Sunday in Belgrade Yugoslavia 6th June 1941.https://d1yw3lrn36lfta.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/16165702/1943-07-31NbcWordsAtWar06FromTheLandOfTheSilentPeople.mp3
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Words At War. July 24, 1943. “The Ship”. Sustaining. An exciting narrative about the British cruiser H. M. S. Artemis as she battles the Italian navy off the coast of Malta. Adapted from the book “The Ship'” by C. S. Forester.https://d1yw3lrn36lfta.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/22201312/1943-07-24NbcWordsAtWar05TheShip.mp3
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Words At War. July 17, 1943. “The Last Days Of Sevastopol”. Sustaining. A very well done dramatization of the siege of this valiant Russian city by the Nazis, and its brave defenders. An announcement is made that this was the first book in history that was delivered to its publisher entirely by cable.
The Last Days Of Sevastopol is a story by Boris Voitekhov war correspondent for Pravda in Moscow. He tells of a beautiful Russian naval city, Sevastopol, which fell to the Nazi’s on July 1st 1942 with not one building left standing.https://d1yw3lrn36lfta.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/15170901/1943-07-17NbcWordsAtWar04TheLastDaysOfSevastopol.mp3 Take a look these other WWII Posts: Capt. Jim Crowe Quote Words at War: Lend Lease for Victory WWII Today: December 1
NBC Words at War Episode 3 aired on July 2, 1942 Words at War They Call It Pacific
The book drama series is proud to present Clark Lee’s “They Call It Pacific.https://d1yw3lrn36lfta.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/14180506/1943-07-10NbcWordsAtWar03TheyCallItPacific.mp3
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NBC Words at War Episode 1 aired on June 21, 1943. “Combined Operations: The Official Story of the Commandos” The dramatization will deal with the training of the commandos and the attack on St. Nazaire.https://d1yw3lrn36lfta.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/14173021/1943-06-24NbcWordsAtWar01CombinedOperationsTheOfficialStoryOfTheBritishCommandos.mp3
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