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War Telescope

Transport yourself back to the mid-1940s when everyone gathered around the radio for weekly news about the war from reporter Elmer Peterson and War Telescope. Update: additional broadcast

38 old time radio show recordings
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9 Audio CDs


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"800 Planes Attack Frankfort"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Old MicGo back in time to World War 2 through the reporting of veteran newsman Elmer Peterson who was based in London. War Telescope provided weekly reports and analysis of actions in the European Theater of war. Along with news, the broadcast also provided a forecast of possible developments in the coming weeks and months. 

In addition to news from the front, Peterson provided insightful editorials based on his experiences as a reporter covering Europe before the war and as anAmerican in war-time London. ChurchillHe interacted with the soldiers from Private to General, bringing information and interviews about their activities to the people back home.

War Telescope was broadcast each Saturday. For additional news commentary, see also:

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
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    38 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 8 hours, 35 min
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      38 shows - total playtime 8 hours 35 minutes
      1. War Telescope 430404 What Money Will We Use In Germany.mp3
      2. War Telescope 430411 Victorous Week For The Allies.mp3
      3. War Telescope 430515 War Carried To The Axis.mp3
      4. War Telescope 430522 War Carried To Axis.mp3
      5. War Telescope 430529 The Week Of Decision.mp3
      6. War Telescope 430605 Censorship In Britain.mp3
      7. War Telescope 430612 The Thousand Bomber Raid.mp3
      8. War Telescope 430703 Special Guest Bob Hope.mp3
      9. War Telescope 430710 Invasion Of Sicily.mp3
      10. War Telescope 430717 The Russian Offensive.mp3
      11. War Telescope 430724 The Young Reporters (Second Half).mp3
      12. War Telescope 430731 Mussolini's Resignation.mp3
      13. War Telescope 430807 Report From German Information Bureau.mp3
      14. War Telescope 430814 The Casablanca Epic.mp3
      15. War Telescope 430904 Planing And Organization Of The War.mp3
      16. War Telescope 431002 Ten Shopping Days Til Christmas.mp3
      17. War Telescope 431016 The German Rocket Guns.mp3
      18. War Telescope 431023 Swedish airline shot down (partial).mp3
      19. War Telescope 431030 The Fifth Winter Of The War.mp3
      20. War Telescope 431113 Will The War Be Over By Next Spring.mp3
      21. War Telescope 431120 Waiting For The Curtain To Go Up.mp3
      22. War Telescope 431218 Berlin Marred By Ruins.mp3
      23. War Telescope 440108 Amazing Examples Of Allied Power.mp3
      24. War Telescope 440122 Will Hitler Survive This War.mp3
      25. War Telescope 440129 800 Planes Attack Frankfort.mp3
      26. War Telescope 440205 A French Underground Leader.mp3
      27. War Telescope 440219 Britian Is A Fortress.mp3
      28. War Telescope 440226 A European View Of The War.mp3
      29. War Telescope 440304 Men On The Front Line.mp3
      30. War Telescope 440318 Targets Bombed In Southern Germany.mp3
      31. War Telescope 440401 A Decorated Fighter Pilot.mp3
      32. War Telescope 440408 American Planes Bomb Brunswick Germany.mp3
      33. War Telescope 440415 Invasion Exercises Take Place.mp3
      34. War Telescope 440422 The Day Of Invasion Comes Closer.mp3
      35. War Telescope 440429 American Planes Bomb Berlin.mp3
      36. War Telescope 440506 The Bombing Of The Pascara Dam.mp3
      37. War Telescope 440520 Guest The Zimmerman Twins.mp3
      38. War Telescope 440603 A Great Daylight Air Raid.mp3
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    38 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 8 hours, 35 min
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      38 shows - total playtime 8 hours 35 minutes
      1. War Telescope 430404 What Money Will We Use In Germany.mp3
      2. War Telescope 430411 Victorous Week For The Allies.mp3
      3. War Telescope 430515 War Carried To The Axis.mp3
      4. War Telescope 430522 War Carried To Axis.mp3
      5. War Telescope 430529 The Week Of Decision.mp3
      6. War Telescope 430605 Censorship In Britain.mp3
      7. War Telescope 430612 The Thousand Bomber Raid.mp3
      8. War Telescope 430703 Special Guest Bob Hope.mp3
      9. War Telescope 430710 Invasion Of Sicily.mp3
      10. War Telescope 430717 The Russian Offensive.mp3
      11. War Telescope 430724 The Young Reporters (Second Half).mp3
      12. War Telescope 430731 Mussolini's Resignation.mp3
      13. War Telescope 430807 Report From German Information Bureau.mp3
      14. War Telescope 430814 The Casablanca Epic.mp3
      15. War Telescope 430904 Planing And Organization Of The War.mp3
      16. War Telescope 431002 Ten Shopping Days Til Christmas.mp3
      17. War Telescope 431016 The German Rocket Guns.mp3
      18. War Telescope 431023 Swedish airline shot down (partial).mp3
      19. War Telescope 431030 The Fifth Winter Of The War.mp3
      20. War Telescope 431113 Will The War Be Over By Next Spring.mp3
      21. War Telescope 431120 Waiting For The Curtain To Go Up.mp3
      22. War Telescope 431218 Berlin Marred By Ruins.mp3
      23. War Telescope 440108 Amazing Examples Of Allied Power.mp3
      24. War Telescope 440122 Will Hitler Survive This War.mp3
      25. War Telescope 440129 800 Planes Attack Frankfort.mp3
      26. War Telescope 440205 A French Underground Leader.mp3
      27. War Telescope 440219 Britian Is A Fortress.mp3
      28. War Telescope 440226 A European View Of The War.mp3
      29. War Telescope 440304 Men On The Front Line.mp3
      30. War Telescope 440318 Targets Bombed In Southern Germany.mp3
      31. War Telescope 440401 A Decorated Fighter Pilot.mp3
      32. War Telescope 440408 American Planes Bomb Brunswick Germany.mp3
      33. War Telescope 440415 Invasion Exercises Take Place.mp3
      34. War Telescope 440422 The Day Of Invasion Comes Closer.mp3
      35. War Telescope 440429 American Planes Bomb Berlin.mp3
      36. War Telescope 440506 The Bombing Of The Pascara Dam.mp3
      37. War Telescope 440520 Guest The Zimmerman Twins.mp3
      38. War Telescope 440603 A Great Daylight Air Raid.mp3
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    38 recordings on 9 Audio CDs
    total playtime 8 hours, 35 min

    Disc A001

    1. War Telescope 430404 What Money Will We Use In Germany
    2. War Telescope 430411 Victorous Week For The Allies
    3. War Telescope 430515 War Carried To The Axis
    4. War Telescope 430522 War Carried To Axis

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    Disc A002

    1. War Telescope 430529 The Week Of Decision
    2. War Telescope 430605 Censorship In Britain
    3. War Telescope 430612 The Thousand Bomber Raid
    4. War Telescope 430703 Special Guest Bob Hope

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    Disc A003

    1. War Telescope 430710 Invasion Of Sicily
    2. War Telescope 430717 The Russian Offensive
    3. War Telescope 430724 The Young Reporters (Second Half)
    4. War Telescope 430731 Mussolini's Resignation
    5. War Telescope 430807 Report From German Information Bureau

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    Disc A004

    1. War Telescope 430814 The Casablanca Epic
    2. War Telescope 430904 Planing And Organization Of The War
    3. War Telescope 431002 Ten Shopping Days Til Christmas
    4. War Telescope 431016 The German Rocket Guns
    5. War Telescope 431023 Swedish airline shot down (partial)

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    Disc A005

    1. War Telescope 431030 The Fifth Winter Of The War
    2. War Telescope 431113 Will The War Be Over By Next Spring
    3. War Telescope 431120 Waiting For The Curtain To Go Up
    4. War Telescope 431218 Berlin Marred By Ruins

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    Disc A006

    1. War Telescope 440108 Amazing Examples Of Allied Power
    2. War Telescope 440122 Will Hitler Survive This War
    3. War Telescope 440129 800 Planes Attack Frankfort
    4. War Telescope 440205 A French Underground Leader

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    Disc A007

    1. War Telescope 440219 Britian Is A Fortress
    2. War Telescope 440226 A European View Of The War
    3. War Telescope 440304 Men On The Front Line
    4. War Telescope 440318 Targets Bombed In Southern Germany
    5. War Telescope 440401 A Decorated Fighter Pilot

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    Disc A008

    1. War Telescope 440408 American Planes Bomb Brunswick Germany
    2. War Telescope 440415 Invasion Exercises Take Place
    3. War Telescope 440422 The Day Of Invasion Comes Closer
    4. War Telescope 440429 American Planes Bomb Berlin
    5. War Telescope 440506 The Bombing Of The Pascara Dam

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    Disc A009

    1. War Telescope 440520 Guest The Zimmerman Twins
    2. War Telescope 440603 A Great Daylight Air Raid

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