Battle Stations

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


19030. Battle Stations. August 1943. NBC net. A war-drama about a destroyer attack on a Japanese Pacific weather station. An excerpt from a program obviously aimed at mine-workers, the drama is complete. The date is approximate. Humphrey Bogart, A. J. Bolton (Lieutenant Commander, U. S. Navy). 13:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

100033. Battle Stations. August 5, 1943. NBC net. "The Battle Of The Atlantic" part 1. Sustaining. Program #1 of 4. A series of drama/documentaries about the U.S. Navy at war. Raymond Edward Johnson (narrator), Charles Gusman (writer), Leo Kampinsky (scorer), Joseph Stopak (conductor), Joseph Mansefield (director). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

99497. Battle Stations. August 5, 1943. NBC net. "The Battle Of The Atlantic" part 1. Sustaining. The first program of a series of 4. 8:30 P.M. A well-written and well-performed drama/documentary about the first days of 1942 in "U-Boat Alley." "The City Of Memphis" and many other ships were sunk. Interestingly, the actors portraying German submariners speak German. Joseph Mansfield (director), Leo Kampinsky (composer), Charles Gusman (? writer), Raymond Edward Johnson (narrator), Jack Costello (announcer), Joseph Stopak (conductor). 28:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

100034. Battle Stations. August 12, 1943. NBC net. "The Battle Of The Atlantic" part 2. Sustaining. Program #2 of 4. Jackson Beck (narrator), Charles Gusman (writer), Leo Kampinsky (composer), Joseph Stopak (conductor), Joseph Mansefield (director), Jack Costello (nnouncer). 29:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

100035. Battle Stations. August 19, 1943. NBC net. "The Navy's Air Arm". Sustaining. Program #3 of 4. Admiral Patrick Bellinger speaks from Norfolk. He was one of the first naval officers to fly, and considered "Naval Aviator #8." Charles Gusman (writer), Leo Kampinsky (composer conductor), Joseph Mansefield (director), Patrick Bellinger. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

100036. Battle Stations. August 26, 1943. NBC net. "The Men Of The Navy's Air Arm In World War II". Sustaining. Program #4 of 4. Admiral McCain speaks from Washington, D.C. Charles Gusman (writer), Leo Kampinsky (composer, conductor), John McCain (Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Air), Joseph Mansefield (director), Jack Costello (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 6 programs.