The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force

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.


36302. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. 1942. Program #33. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. A series of vignettes about different "Observer" posts, showing the benefits they achieve. Henry Hull speaks about the post he mans in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Henry Hull, Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

36305. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. 1943. Program #12. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. Two Florida seacoast observers see an oil tanker explode, and then see the U. S. planes come to blow up the sub that got the tanker. The date is approximate. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36299. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. 1943. Program #B (on disc) #15. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. An old woman at a New England coastline observation post spots a lifeboat drifting in to shore...a boat that just happens to carry her merchant seaman son! Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36298. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. 1943. Program #A (on disc) #14. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. Presented by the Fighter Commands of the United States Army Air Force. The story of the Ground Observer Corps, how ordinary men and women are trained to watch the sea and the sky for aircraft and boats. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36312. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #13, 2nd series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. A series of vignettes about the volunteers around the country manning their Observation Posts. Ed Gardner portrays a pilot in trouble. Ed Gardner, Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

36311. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #12, 2nd series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. A series of vignettes about the different kinds of women who work in Observation Posts across the country, from socialites to hoofers. Jimmy Wallington (substituting for Westbrook Van Voorhiss narration). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

36310. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #11, 2nd series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. A story about the hills of the old world and the new world, and a Swiss who comes to America and becomes a Ground Observer. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36309. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #10, 2nd series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. At a Nazareth Pennsylvania Observation Post, some men have created a unique and efficient way to report their spottings. Nila Mack (director), Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36308. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #9, second series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. An emotional story about Sam and Roger Kilby, a father and son who take a last walk together to the train taking Roger to the Air Force...and then, in spirit, with Sam to man an Observation Post, after Roger is reported missing in action. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36307. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #8, second series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. Two "Down Easters," complaining that nothing ever happens, suddenly find themselves rescuing the flyers from a plane in trouble. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36306. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #7, second series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. An English ghost tells a story about the Ground Observer Corps to demonstrate its extreme importance to everyone. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36304. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #11. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. A North Maine woodsman in his lonely observation post, an Indian, and some townspeople go about their daily lives...while they watch the skies. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36303. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #4. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. A scoffing woman becomes not only a believer in the Ground Observer Corps, but a recruiter for them as well. Mrs. Eddie Rickenbacker speaks on behalf of the Corps. Mrs. Eddie Rickenbacker, Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36300. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #3, Second Series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. A young man with spastic paralysis is determined to be a member of the Ground Observer Corps, no matter what he has to do. Joseph Julian, Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36301. The Eyes and Ears Of The Air Force. Program #4, second series. Ground Observer Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Ground Observer Corps recruiting. The story of a Ground Observer post in Pennsylvania manned by 190 Army veterans, who have equipped the post with their own money, and who have 138 sons serving in the military. Westbrook Van Voorhis (narrator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 15 programs.