+ Broadcast on NBC from 1943 - 1944, this weekly 15-minute radio news report , broadcast on Saturdays, featured Morgan Beatty and Elmer Peterson reporting on the events happening in the European theater as World War II raged on. The reports often featured interviews with military personnel of all ranks in the American and Allied armed services.
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 33 old time radio episodes:
|04.04.1943||what money will we use in germany||
+ This program is sometimes described as, "The NBC War Telescope." The announcer describes the pro...
|04.11.1943||victorious week for the allies||
+ The 188th week of the war. "This has been a week of victorious action for the Allies on every ba...
|05.22.1943||war carried to the axis||
+ The 194th week of the war. Eisenhower has began an offensive in North Africa. Beatty introduces ...
|05.29.1943||the week of decision||
+ The 195th week of the war. "This was the week of decision." Have the Allies "reached the crossro...
|06.05.1943||censorship in britian||
+ The 196th week of the war. "The story of censorship in Britain." A description of "Policy Censor...
|06.12.1943||the thousand bomber raid||
+ The 197th week of the war. This is the week that, "The pattern of Allied victory over the Axis i...
|07.03.1943||special guest bob hope||
+ The 200th week of the war. Mr. Beatty's in-studio guests are Bob Hope and Francis Langford. Mr. ...
|07.10.1943||invasion of sicily||
+ The 201st week of the war. "Another blueprint for victory began to take shape in the invasion of...
|07.17.1943||the russian offensive||
+ Mr. Beatty announces that this is the 203rd week of the war, which skips a week since July 3rd. ...
|07.24.1943||the young reporters second half||
+ Mr. Beatty interviews Mr. Patterson and the American newspaper publishers about precision vs. sa...
+ The 204th week of the war. "The world has had 7 days to absorb the shock of Mussolini's resignat...
|08.07.1943||report from the german information bureau||
+ The 205th week of the war. A report about a "news agency you probably never heard of, "The Germa...
|08.14.1943||the casablanca epic partial||
+ The 206th week of the war. "The close of the Casablanca epoch of the second world war." The prog...
|09.04.1943||the planning and organization of the war||
+ An overview of the planning and organization that goes into the war effort. Colonel Anthony Must...
|10.02.1943||ten shopping days til christmas||
+ "There are only 10 more shopping days for Christmas presents...for American soldiers stationed h...
|10.16.1943||the german rocket guns||
+ Mr. Peterson discusses "rocket guns" that are being mounted on German fighter planes. He also sp...
|10.23.1943||swedish airline shot down||
+ Another Swedish (neutral) passenger plane has been shot down by the Germans. The co-operation of...
|10.30.1943||the fifth winter of the war||
+ There is a feeling of moving quickly, as Britain enters the 5th winter of the war. "Years of pre...
|11.13.1943||will the war be over by next spring||
+ In Britain, there's a feeling that the war will be over by next Spring.
|11.20.1943||waiting for the curtain to go up||
+ The British are waiting for the curtain to go up on big developments. The Germans are much conce...
|12.18.1943||berlin marred by ruins||
+ "Today, only a week before Christmas, Berlin is again marred by smoking ruins." Mr. Peterson int...
|01.08.1944||amazing examples of allied power||
+ "For Britain, this is the 222nd week of the war." "It's been a promising week." Elmer Peterson i...
|01.22.1944||will hitler survive this war||
+ "Whether or not Hitler will survive this war will always be a matter of speculation." "One thing...
|01.29.1944||800 planes attack frankfurt||
+ Eight hundred U.S. aircraft have bombed Germany today. There is damge to the country that the Ge...
|02.05.1944||a french underground leader||
+ The story of one member of the French underground. Two American fighter pilots are interviewed. ...