Posts Tagged ‘words at war’

Sep 22

NBC Words At War Episode 34 “The White Brigade“

Words At War Episode 34 “The White Brigade“ Released February 4, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “The White Brigade”.

A portrait of the underground resistance movement in Nazi occupied Belgium. The White Brigade is a true story of the Belgian underground. From the moment you belong to the Belgian underground you must never speak of your work one word can cost lives and silence tongues permanently. When you join the White Brigade you give up everything, family, honor, friends, money they are all secondary. You must be prepared to sacrifice everything including yourself.

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Sep 21

NBC Words At War Episode 33 “Condition: Red“

NBC Words At War Episode 33 “Condition: Red“  Released January 28, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “Condition: Red”.

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Sep 20

NBC Words At War Episode 32 “War Tide“

Words At War Episode 32 “War Tide“ Released January 21, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “War Tide”.

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Sep 19

NBC Words At War Episode 31 “Eighty Three Days“

Words At War Episode 31 “Eighty Three Days“ Released January 11, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “Eighty-Three Days”. The story of seaman Izzy, the survivor of a torpedoed freighter who was lost at sea for almost three months. The script was previously used on “Words At War” on October 5, 1943 (See Episode 17).

On the 2nd of November 1942 at about 4.30 in the afternoon a Dutch merchant ship was torpedoed and sunk a few hundred miles off the coast of South America. Only a few of the four hundred men on the ship survived. One of them, Basil Dominic Izzy, seaman second class of the United States Navy was found on a raft mid ocean eighty-three days after the sinking.

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Sep 18

NBC Words At War Episode 30 “They Shall Inherit The Earth“

Words At War Episode 30 “They Shall Inherit The Earth“ Released January 4, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “They Shall Inherit The Earth”. What are we doing to the children of the world? A stark portrait of how the children of the U. S. and Europe are affected by the war. They Shall Inherit the World tells the story of what the war has done to the children of our world. Children had been condemned to starvation, torture, bombardment; they have been orphaned, mutilated and killed. Why?

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Sep 17

NBC Words At War Episode 29 “The Ninth Commandment“

“The Ninth Commandment Invasion of Holland“ Released December 28, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “The Ninth Commandment Invasion of Holland” narrated by Hendrik Van Loon. Based on his book “Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness” Mr Van Loon tells the story of a young German saved from starvation by a Dutch family and his turning them in.

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Sep 16

NBC Words At War Episode 28 “Log Book“

Words At War Episode 28 “Log Book“ Released December 21, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “Log Book British Merchant Marine” by Frank Laskier. A very well-done story about an average British sailor and his experiences before and during the war. Frank Laskier, a British Merchant Seaman was torpedoed three times during the war and lost a leg from the third torpedoing. During his convalescence he was invited before the microphones of the British Broadcasting Company. The story he told electrified his countrymen. Now Frank Laskier has written Log Book, a novel that doesn’t tell his own life, but a story not unlike it.

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Sep 14

NBC Words At War Episode 27 “Mother America“

Words At War Episode 27 “Mother America“ Released December 12, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “Mother America” by Colonel Carlos Piromilo.

Colonel Carlos Piromilo, a Filipino Editor, who became aid to General Douglas MacArthur at the outbreak of the war in the Pacific and was the last person to leave Bataan. On that day that shall live in Infamy that Sunday morning on December 7th 1941 when Japanese planes roared over Pearl Harbor a new era in the relations between the East and the West began.

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Check out these other Words at War Episodes:

Words at War Episode 18 “Paris Underground” Words at War Episode 19 “Shortcut to Tokyo” Words at War Episode 24 “Escape from the Balkans”

Sep 13

NBC Words At War Episode 26 “A Book Of War Letters“

Words At War Episode 26 “A Book Of War Letters“ Released December 14, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war books brings you “A Book Of War Letters”. A dramatizations of war letters written by men in the armed forces, letters from the camps and fighting fronts. This is the war as American soldiers saw it.

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Sep 12

NBC Words At War Episode 25 “Ave Duce“

Words At War Episode 25 “Ava Duce“ Released November 30, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war books brings you “Ava Duce” a radio treatment to the disease known as fascism inspired by and based on three informative books, Fruits of Fascism by Herbert L Mathews, Sawdust Caesar by George Seldes and Balcony Empire by Reynolds and Eleanor Packard.

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