Bill Henry News

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.


79838. Bill Henry News. January 20, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Johns Manville (commercial deleted. A summary of Russian advances in the Baltic, British advances in Italy. Twenty-one Japanese planes shot down over Raboul, three Japanese vessels sunk. Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 3:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

79772. Bill Henry News. March 23, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Johns Manville (commercial deleted). 8:55 P. M. Air activity over German; Berlin has been heavily bombed. The deadlock continues at Cassino. The road near Mandalay has been severed, Japanese communications. Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 4:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

80095. Bill Henry News. July 6, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johns Manville. 8:55 P. M. Robot bombs are being launched at London. Between eight and nine thousand sorties left the British Isles today. A summary of advances in the Pacific. The identity of Bill Henry as the newscaster is a guess. Bill Henry. 3:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

79898. Bill Henry News. July 19, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Johns Manville. The entire Japanese cabinet has resigned. Progress is being made near Caen and St. Lo. Four thousand Allied planes attacked occupied Europe, two thousand planes were over Munich alone. The newscaster and program name are subject to correction Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 4:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

80007. Bill Henry News. August 10, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Johns Manville. We are only fifty to seventy miles from Paris. We've bombed the Philippines for the first time. Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 4:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

80073. Bill Henry News. August 23, 1944. CBS net. A bad day for Hitler: Paris and Marseilles have fallen. Roumania has joined the Allies. Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 3:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

105736. Bill Henry News. January 15, 1945. CBS net. 8:55 P.M. War bulletins from the front in Germany. Forty thousand German prisoners have been taken. Russia has attacked in Poland; their troops are only 22 miles from Cracow. The Third Fleet is, "having a field day" off the coast of China. Forty-one Japanese ships have been sunk. Bill Henry. 3:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

106248. Bill Henry News. March 9, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Johns Manville. 8:55 P.M. "Another black day for Hitler." The bridge at Remagen is still open. Fifty-thousand German troops are ready to surrender. Three-hundred "Superforts" have started a fire in downtown Tokyo. The Japs are pinned into one corner of Iwo Jima. Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 3:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

108047. Bill Henry News. March 19, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Navy planes are flattening aeverything on Kobe. The German positions are collapsing too fast to get a complete picture. They're in, "wild and confused flight." Bill Henry. 3:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

108133. Bill Henry News. March 20, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. "We've found the Japanese fleet, and hit it hard." The Navy, "mowed 'em down." Allied advances in the Rhine area. The bridgehead is 24 miles wide. Mandalay has finally fallen to British troops. Bill Henry. 3:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

108130. Bill Henry News. March 21, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. 75,000 to 80,000 Germans are about to be surrender. 7000 bombers were active today, and some of them made 3 sorties. Bill Henry. 3:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97787. Bill Henry News. March 27, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Johns Manville shingles. 8:55 P.M. "Not one (Johns Manville shingle) has ever burned, not one has ever worn out)." General Patton is approaching Nuremberg. Argentina has declared war on the Axis. Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 3:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97789. Bill Henry News. April 11, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. An American armored unit ("The Hell On Wheels Division") is 62 miles from Berlin. "The squeeze is on in Italy." A U.S. submarine has sunk a Japanese Red Cross ship...by accident. Bill Henry. 3:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97790. Bill Henry News. April 12, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. President Roosevelt has died; Harry Truman has been sworn in. Washington is stunned by the news. Goebbels says that the war cannot continue much longer. "We have sunk very low." Bill Henry. 4:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

51266. Bill Henry News. April 12, 1945. CBS net. Sustaining. News of the death of President Roosevelt, earlier in the day. German resistance is collapsing. The Russian and American forces are approaching each other. Possibly 8:55 P.M. Bill Henry. 4:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97655. Bill Henry News. April 27, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. The broadcast originates from San Francisco. "Germany has been split in two." A summary of Allied advances in Germany; Italy has been liberated. Stalin has spoken on radio. Bill Henry. 3:48. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

97668. Bill Henry News. May 1, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pttsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. The "death of Hitler" announcement by Berlin Radio was not even worth mentioning at the San Francisco Conference. Admiral Doenitz has been named Hitler's successor. Hamburg radio has announced that Hitler died at his command post in Berlin. Bill Henry, Tony Marvin (announcer). 3:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97608. Bill Henry News. May 3, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. Germany hasn't yet surrendered, but German soldiers are giving up in droves. "Only the fringe of Hitler's empire remains outside Allied control." Bill Henry. 3:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

97661. Bill Henry News. May 6, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:55 P.M. There is hard fighting still going on in Europe. There still is no trace of Hitler. The Russians are convinced that he's hiding. Bill Henry. 4:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97412. Bill Henry News. May 14, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Johns Manville (commercial deleted). 8:55 P.M. There has been fierce fighting on Okinawa. Five hundred B-26's have bombed Nagoya. Himler has been "indicted." A German submarine has surrendered off Cape May, New Jersey. Bill Henry. 4:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97597. Bill Henry News. August 10, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:15 P.M. A summary of Russian advances in Asia. Bill Henry. 2:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

97598. Bill Henry News. August 10, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. The "invasion" of Japan began one hour ago. Preparations are being made for the arrival of General MacArthur. The U.S. army plans to release 20,000 men a day. Bill Henry. 3:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

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