Posts Tagged ‘words at war’

Jan 09

NBC Words At War Episode 53 “Fair Stood The Wind For France“

Words At War “Fair Stood The Wind For France“ Released June 27, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “Fair Stood The Wind For France”. A story of five American flyers shot down over France and the beautiful young French girl they meet.

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Jan 02

NBC Words At War “D-Day 5th War Bond Drive Special“

Words At War “D-Day 5th War Bond Drive Special“ Released June 13, 1944.

NBC and the Council of Books in Wartime bring you Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war books, brings you further excerpts from “Here Is Your War”,  by war correspondent, Ernie Pyle.

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Dec 26

NBC Words At War Episode 51 “The Navy Hunts the CGR-3070“

Words At War Episode 51 “The Navy Hunts the CGR-3070“ Released May 31, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “The Navy Hunts the CGR-3070”.  A small yawl on submarine patrol for the Navy gets caught in a storm and is swept out to sea.

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Dec 19

NBC Words At War Episode 50 “Lend Lease: Weapon For Victory“

Words At War Episode 50 “Lend Lease: Weapon For Victory“ Released May 24, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “Lend Lease: Weapon For Victory”.

Words At War presents a thrilling and dramatic story, the story of Lend Lease. President Roosevelt sent a message to congress telling what Lend Lease has accomplished to date, explaining its cost and showing how it is helping us win the war. NBC in cooperation with the council on books in wartime brings you that same report by Edward Reilly Stettinius, Jr.

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Dec 12

NBC Words At War Episode 49 “Lifeline“

Words At War Episode 49 “Lifeline“ Released May 17, 1944.

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

The story of “Screwy Louie” and other merchant sailors who keep the “lifline” open for the fighting men. Well done, exciting stories of the sea. Lifeline is a story of the United States merchant marine, about the bravery of the crews who risk their lives for the love of their country in return for a pittance.

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Dec 05

NBC Words At War Episode 48 “Gunners Get Glory“

Words At War Episode 48 “Gunners Get Glory“ Released May 10, 1944.

The National Broadcasting Company in cooperation with the council on books at wartime presents another program on Words at War, which brings to radio important war books. Tonight we present a play based on a book by Lloyd Went, Gunners Get Glory. The adventures of a naval gun crew aboard a merchant ship, torpedoed by a Nazi submarine…twice!

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Nov 28

NBC Words At War Episode 47 “The Curtain Rises“

Words At War Episode 47 “The Curtain Rises“ Released May 3, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “The Curtain Rises”. “The Curtain Rises” is the story of the beginning of the real show for the American Army; it’s a logical title. This book covers incidents that happened in Trinidad, Cairo, Palestine, Russia, North Africa and Sicily. In Sicily Quentin Reynolds discovered the American army. It was the first time he had seen the American soldiers in combat. Reynolds seems to have discovered in the war zone “a great and gorgeous America that he never knew existed before. The part of Quentin Reynolds is played by Roland Winters.

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Nov 21

Words At War Episode 45 “The Silence Of the Sea“

Words At War Episode 45 “The Silence Of the Sea“ Released April 18, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “The Silence Of the Sea“. We in America are coming to help you. America is coming to help you…

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Nov 14

Words At War Episode 44 “Wild River“

Words At War Episode 44 “Wild River“ Released April 11, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war books offers this  important adaptation of “Wild River,” drama of Dnieper Dam, by Anna Louise Strong.

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Nov 07

Words At War Episode 42 “A Bell for Adano“

Words At War Episode 42 “A Bell for Adano“ Released March 28, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important adaptation of “A Bell For Adano”, by John Hersey. The story of an American soldier in charge of a small liberated Italian village, that was long remembered after the war. The book was made into a movie in 1945.

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