Posts Tagged ‘words at war’

Sep 07

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 07

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 07

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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WWII Today: July 24 WWII Today: July 4 (Independence Day) WWII Today: September 5

Sep 07

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 07

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 07

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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Sep 07

NBC Words At War Episode 22 “To All Hands“

NBC Words At War Episode 22 “To All Hands“ Released November 9, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war books brings you “To All Hands”. An “amphibious adventure.” A flagship bridge announcer describes the invasion of Sicily to the men below decks who can’t see the battle.

The invasion of Sicily reported by the well known dramatic critic, author and lecturer John Mason Brown now Lieutenant Brown United States Naval reserve.

You will share the experience of the men below deck on the Spelvin for you will hear just as they did John Mason Brown himself in excerpts from his book To All Hands which he subtitled, An Amphibious Adventure.

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Sep 07

NBC Words At War Episode 21 “Here Is Your War“

NBC Words At War Episode 21 “Here Is Your War“Released November 2, 1943.

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 “Here Is Your War”, a dramatization of the book by war correspondent, Ernie Pyle.

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Sep 07

NBC Words At War Episode 20 “Who Dare To Live“

NBC Words At War Episode 20 “Who Dare To Live“ Released October 26, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war books brings you the dramatization of narrative poem, “Who Dare to Live,” by Frederick B. Watt, a lieutenant commander in Royal Canadian navy.

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Sep 07

NBC Words At War Episode 19 “Shortcut To Tokyo“

NBC Words At War Episode 19 “Shortcut To Tokyo“ Released October 19, 1943.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war books brings you the story “Short Cut to Tokyo”.

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