Gerry's Front

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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81428. Gerry's Front. 1943. Germany. 6:30 P. M. (European time). The program was heard on several medium and shortwave frequencies. The second tune heard is, "Tomorrow Is Another Day." A message to G. I.'s in Italy: "Three Little Words" (the three words are, "Franklin Delano Roosevelt"). The names of newly captured American soldiers are read. The in-studio band's vocalist is identified as, "Bruno." The band is introduced as, "Bruno and His Swinging Tigers," but it's Karl Schwedler, the leader of the Nazi group, "Charlie and His Orchestra." "The Three Doves Of Peace" sound like The Andrews Sisters with German accents. A Lionel Hampton record is played. (Axis) "Sally" (Mildred Gillars) has unkind words for Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. The band plays, "And The Angels Sing" with Goodman's exact arrangement, even Ziggy Elman's trumpet solos are copied exactly. Charlie and His Orchestra, Bruno and His Swinging Tigers, Karl Schwedler, The Three Doves Of Peace, Mildred Gillars. 61:21. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

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