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Complete Broadcast 1939

The day the Nazis invaded Poland is seen as the beginning of the Second World War. The staff of WJSV recorded the entire days broadcast, so we can learn about the events as they unfold.

19 old time radio show recordings
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Nazis Invade Poland
Complete Broadcast Day on Sept 21, 1939 (WJSV): Day Germany invaded Poland

WJSV Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C. transcribed an entire day of broadcasting the same month Germany invaded Poland. The itinerary of the broadcast gives an intriguing look at to what a day of broadcast was like:

6:30
  Sundial with Arthur Godfrey (music)
8:30
  Certified Magic Carpet (quiz show)
8:45
  Bachelor's Children (soap)
9:00
  Pretty Kitty Kelly (soap)
9:15
  The Story of Myrt & Marge (soap)
9:30
  Hilltop House (soap)
9:45
  Stepmother (soap)
10:00
  Mary Lee Taylor (soap)
10:15
  Brenda Curtis (soap, featuring Agnes Moorehead)
10:30
  Big Sister (soap)
10:45
  Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories (soap that Bob & Ray loved to parody)
11:00
  Jean Abbey (news for women)
11:15
  When a Girl Marries (soap)
11:30
  The Romance of Helen Trent (soap)
11:45
  Our Gal Sunday (soap)
12:00
  The Goldbergs (comedy)
12:15
  Life Can Be Beautiful (soap)
12:30
  Road of Life (soap)
12:45
  This Day Is Ours (soap)
1:00
  Sunshine Report (news)
1:15
  The Life & Love of Dr. Susan (soap)
1:30
  Your Family and Mine (soap)
1:45
  News
2:00
  President Roosevelt's Address to Congress (speech)
2:40
  Premier Edouard Daladier
3:00
  Address Commentary (news)
3:15
  The Career of Alice Blair (soap)
3:30
  News (news)
3:42
  Rhythm & Romance
3:45
  Scattergood Baines
4:00
  Baseball: Cleveland Indians at Washington Senators (sports)
5:15
  The World Dances (music)
5:30
  News (news)
5:45
  Sports News (news)
6:00
  Amos and Andy (comedy)
6:15
  The Parker Family (comedy)
6:30
  Joe E. Brown (comedy)
7:00
  Ask-It Basket (quiz)
7:30
  Strange as it Seems (true stories)
8:00
  Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour (variety)
9:00
  The Columbia Workshop - "Now It's Summer" (drama)
9:30
  Americans at Work (true stories)
10:00
  News (news)
10:15
  Music (music)
10:30
  Albert Warner (news)
11:30
  Teddy Powell Band (music)
12:00
  Louis Prima Orchestra (music)
12:30
  Bob Chester Orchestra (music)

German Tanks in PolandAlso on this day, in Europe, Sept 21, 1939, Heydrich issued instructions to SS Einsatzgruppen stating the Jewish Poles are to be gathered into ghettos near railroads for the future "final goal." He also ordered a census and the establishment of Jewish administrative councils within the ghettos to implement Nazi policies and decrees.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    19 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 19 hours, 8 min
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      19 shows - total playtime 19 hours 8 minutes
      1. WJSV 390921 p01 Broadcast Day 6am.mp3
      2. WJSV 390921 p02 Broadcast Day 7am.mp3
      3. WJSV 390921 p03 Broadcast Day 8am.mp3
      4. WJSV 390921 p04 Broadcast Day 9am.mp3
      5. WJSV 390921 p05 Broadcast Day 10am.mp3
      6. WJSV 390921 p06 Broadcast Day 11am.mp3
      7. WJSV 390921 p07 Broadcast Day 12noon.mp3
      8. WJSV 390921 p08 Broadcast Day 1pm.mp3
      9. WJSV 390921 p09 Broadcast Day 2pm.mp3
      10. WJSV 390921 p10 Broadcast Day 3pm.mp3
      11. WJSV 390921 p11 Broadcast Day 4pm.mp3
      12. WJSV 390921 p12 Broadcast Day 5pm.mp3
      13. WJSV 390921 p13 Broadcast Day 6pm.mp3
      14. WJSV 390921 p14 Broadcast Day 7pm.mp3
      15. WJSV 390921 p15 Broadcast Day 8pm.mp3
      16. WJSV 390921 p16 Broadcast Day 9pm.mp3
      17. WJSV 390921 p17 Broadcast Day 10pm.mp3
      18. WJSV 390921 p18 Broadcast Day 11pm.mp3
      19. WJSV 390921 p19 Broadcast Day 12midnite.mp3
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    19 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 19 hours, 8 min
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      19 shows - total playtime 19 hours 8 minutes
      1. WJSV 390921 p01 Broadcast Day 6am.mp3
      2. WJSV 390921 p02 Broadcast Day 7am.mp3
      3. WJSV 390921 p03 Broadcast Day 8am.mp3
      4. WJSV 390921 p04 Broadcast Day 9am.mp3
      5. WJSV 390921 p05 Broadcast Day 10am.mp3
      6. WJSV 390921 p06 Broadcast Day 11am.mp3
      7. WJSV 390921 p07 Broadcast Day 12noon.mp3
      8. WJSV 390921 p08 Broadcast Day 1pm.mp3
      9. WJSV 390921 p09 Broadcast Day 2pm.mp3
      10. WJSV 390921 p10 Broadcast Day 3pm.mp3
      11. WJSV 390921 p11 Broadcast Day 4pm.mp3
      12. WJSV 390921 p12 Broadcast Day 5pm.mp3
      13. WJSV 390921 p13 Broadcast Day 6pm.mp3
      14. WJSV 390921 p14 Broadcast Day 7pm.mp3
      15. WJSV 390921 p15 Broadcast Day 8pm.mp3
      16. WJSV 390921 p16 Broadcast Day 9pm.mp3
      17. WJSV 390921 p17 Broadcast Day 10pm.mp3
      18. WJSV 390921 p18 Broadcast Day 11pm.mp3
      19. WJSV 390921 p19 Broadcast Day 12midnite.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    19 recordings on 19 Audio CDs
    total playtime 19 hours, 8 min

    Disc A001

    1. WJSV 390921 p01 Broadcast Day 6am

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    Disc A002

    1. WJSV 390921 p02 Broadcast Day 7am

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    Disc A003

    1. WJSV 390921 p03 Broadcast Day 8am

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    Disc A004

    1. WJSV 390921 p04 Broadcast Day 9am

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    Disc A005

    1. WJSV 390921 p05 Broadcast Day 10am

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    Disc A006

    1. WJSV 390921 p06 Broadcast Day 11am

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    Disc A007

    1. WJSV 390921 p07 Broadcast Day 12noon

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    Disc A008

    1. WJSV 390921 p08 Broadcast Day 1pm

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    Disc A009

    1. WJSV 390921 p09 Broadcast Day 2pm

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    Disc A010

    1. WJSV 390921 p10 Broadcast Day 3pm

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    Disc A011

    1. WJSV 390921 p11 Broadcast Day 4pm

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    Disc A012

    1. WJSV 390921 p12 Broadcast Day 5pm

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    Disc A013

    1. WJSV 390921 p13 Broadcast Day 6pm

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    Disc A014

    1. WJSV 390921 p14 Broadcast Day 7pm

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    Disc A015

    1. WJSV 390921 p15 Broadcast Day 8pm

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    Disc A016

    1. WJSV 390921 p16 Broadcast Day 9pm

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    Disc A017

    1. WJSV 390921 p17 Broadcast Day 10pm

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    Disc A018

    1. WJSV 390921 p18 Broadcast Day 11pm

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    Disc A019

    1. WJSV 390921 p19 Broadcast Day 12midnite

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