The stirring drama of the war years, told through voice and song by people who lived it. The Home Front is an audio program prepared for radio broadcast. It is a composite of songs, music, newscasts and commentary that presents a view of the years 1938-1945. It even includes pauses for commercials, “We’ll be right back. . . .”
Three veteran broadcast journalists share the narration. The recordings of famous people’s voices, from Princess Elizabeth speaking to the children evacuated from the London Blitz to Humphrey Bogart delivering lines from Casablanca, are the highlights of the series. The script of historical events is blended with original soundtracks of movies, Broadway shows and news broadcasts. 1985 radio documentary.
This would be great to listen to on a long drive. While not available on CD, you can find the used cassette version on Amazon.