Riley invites a soldier to a New Years Eve Party but a miscommunication has him scrambling to provide food for an entire company. Original Air Date: December 31, 1944

Episode 043: The Mystery Ship

December 30th, 2013

After attempting to find Atlantis, Clark, Jimmy, Lois, and Perry find a derelict ship that has a crew that just disappeared. Original Air Dates: December 23,24, 28-31 1942 (pt. 3 missing)

Eddie Condon and a band of talented musicians improvise great jazz on live radio beginning with “Sweet Georgia Brown.”  Original Air Date: May 20, 1944

Episode 041: GI Jive

December 28th, 2013

Two episodes of GI JIVE, one hosted by Frank Nelson and another by Donna Reed. Songs by Bing Crosby, Lucky Millender, and others.

Three separate episodes from the office of War Information explaining why Americans can’t accept a Nazi victory: from unfair trade practices to human rights abuses and the Nazi’s anti-Christian agenda. Original Air Date: 1942

Episode 039: Eagle to Britain

December 26th, 2013

The story of men transporting planes to Great Britain in the early day of the US involvement in the war. From Cavalcade of America. Original Air Date: September 21, 1942

A group of overseas soldiers gets a present from a variety troupe: America.   Original Air Date: December 25, 1944

Adam’s Mailbag #2

December 24th, 2013

Adam dips into the mailbag again.

A speech by Winston Churchill from the White House on Christmas Eve 1941 Amos puts his daughter to bed on Christmas Eve in this class Amos ‘n Andy Christmas story. Original Air Date: December 24, 1941 Lum, Abner, and Grandpappy Spears come bearing gifts to a stable where a child has been born to a […]

Lionel Barrymore reprises his most famous old time radio roll as Ebenezer Scrooge in a A Christmas Carol.  Original Air Date: December 23, 1943  

Hop and Tank crash in the Austrian alps and encounter an order of monks who are unaware of the war. Original Air Date: December 25, 1944

Bing Crosby hosts the Christmas edition of the Kraft Music Hall. Original Air Date: December 21, 1944

A nativity play written by Stephen Vincent Benet. From the Cavalcade of America. Original Air Date: December 20, 1943

A group of American POWs try to keep their spirits up at Christmastime during the 1944 Battle of the Bulge but the Nazi decision to cancel Christmas Mass threatens to turn Christmas into a blood bath. Original Air Date: December 16, 1952

Bob Hope hosts an all-star cast of performers for America’s Armed Forces including Red Skelton, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, the City Slicker, and Ethel Waters. Simulcast to America’s civilians. Original Air Date: December 24, 1942