Archive for the ‘WW2 Radio Broadcasts’ Category

Oct 17

Words At War Episode 39 “The Weeping Wood“

Words At War Episode 39 “The Weeping Wood“ Released March 10, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book, “The Weeping Wood“ by Vicki Baum.

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Oct 10

Assignment USA – NBC Words At War Episode 37

Words At War Episode 37 “Assignment USA“ Released February 22, 1944.

Words at War brings you Assignment USA. A wartime trip around the country to find anti-Semitism and isolationism in Boston, poor white trash in the South, delinquency and the “racial question.”

Good radio, and outspoken for an NBC show in 1944,  and an indictment of the many problems in wartime America.

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Oct 03

The New Sun – NBC Words At War Episode 36

Words At War Episode 36 “The New Sun“ Released February 18, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important war book by Taro Yashima’s book, “The New Sun.”

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Sep 26

NBC Words At War Episode 35 “The Life of George Washington Carver“

Words At War Episode 35 “The Life of George Washington Carver“ Released February 11, 1944.

Words At War, the series that brings you radio versions of the leading war book another adaptation of an important biography by Mrs. Rackham Holt, “George Washington Carver”.

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Sep 22

“The White Brigade“ NBC Words At War Episode 34

“The White Brigade“ Words At War Episode 34  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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