Posts Tagged ‘WWII December’

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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