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War on radio the Pacific and European theaters.
Topics Entertainment (Firm)
Deluxe edition.
Publication Information:
Renton, WA : TOPICS Entertainment, [2002]

Physical Description:
8 audio discs (approximately 6 hrs.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
Relive the dramatic unfolding of WWII with War on radio, a remarkable collection of historic radio broadcasts transmitted during the war. This timeless, 8 disc suite of declarations, addresses and first-hand accounts from the front lines of battle captures the emotion, patriotism and spirit of our soldiers and Allied leaders. Hear both serious and lighthearted testimonials from troops deep within military missions. Recapture the steadfast resolve of an emotional Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he declares war after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. From the eloquent speeches of Winston Churchill to the last, desperate proclamations of defeated German propagandists, War on radio revives the broadcasts that gave the world an inside glimpse into the triumphs and tragedies of this momentous conflict.
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Cover title.

Compact discs.
CD 1. Winston Churchill's 1939 address following the German invasion of Poland. Franklin Delano Roosevelt's address in September 1941 where he demonstrates support for the Allied cause. News report from Honolulu describing the events of the attack on Pearl Harbor. German propaganda broadcast featuring anti-allied supporter "Paul Revere." (48:20) -- CD 2. U.S. General Anthony McAuliffe's live report from Bastogne, France during the Battle of the Bulge. Radio clips from the support personnel during the last years of the war. Radio broadcast during the Allied liberation of Paris. Broadcast from the infamous German propagandist, "Lord Hee-Haw." May 2, 1945 broadcast of the German Forces' surrender in Caserta, Italy. War correspondent, Howard K. Smith's accounts of the city of Berlin after Allied invasion (54:21) -- CD 3. Broadcast from the islands of Kwahjalein where Allied forces defeated Japanese opposition. April 1945 broadcast describing the Allied assault on Okinawa. Accounts of a "Bataan Death March" survivor. Report from abroad a naval cruiser during the invasion of Normandy. (53:10) -- CD 4. "Dawn Launch of the Wildcats" - broadcast from an aircraft carrier as planes depart for combat missions. Description of the April 1942 bomber assault on Japan. "Army Hour" radio program transmitted from the inside of a C-47 transport plane dropping paratroopers. March 1944 report of a U.S. Navy bombing mission against Japanese forces. Broadcasts from cockpits of bombers flying over Germany (45:55) -- CD 5. The radio program, "Fighting Air Forces, " complete with music and interviews from the summer of 1945. (59:40) -- CD 6. Live broadcast from the front lines of battle during the first American landing in Guam. "Fighting AAF" broadcast featuring interviews with paratroopers and a former POW. (57:18) -- CD 7. News report relaying the progress of American combat efforts in Iwo Jima. (47:55) -- CD 8. Radio broadcast from General Jonathan Wainwright announcing surrender instructions from Correigdor. General MacArthur's famous speech declariung the liberation of the Philippines. (42:54).
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Audiobook on CD


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