This is your army, February 2, 1946

Titles This is your army, February 2, 1946
Description During World War II, radio station KSTP-AM broadcast a variety of news and entertainment programming from Fort Snelling, among them the dramatic teleplay "This Is Your Army." This final episode is a retrospective narrated by Staff Sergeant Ken Barry and KSTP staff announcer/producer Dick Kothe. Performers include the Andrews Sisters, singing "Shoo Shoo Baby;" the Fort Snelling Military Band, directed by Staff Sergeant Fred J. Raniele; the 125-voice Japanese-American Choir, directed by Lieutenant Joseph Running, Fort Snelling’s musical director Leonard Leigh, and three former Fort Snelling GIs; Private Tony Grise, star of Fort Snelling's "G.I. Joe" all-soldier radio drama; Private Dick Keller; and Corporal Paul Allen. Additional remarks are made by post commander Colonel Harry J. Keeley, public relations officer Captain Fred B. Moore, and KSTP president/general manager Stanley E. Hubbard.
Quantity 1 digital file
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Physical Support: digital file
Measurements 14:34 minutes running time
Creation Creator: Hubbard Broadcasting Corporation, KSTP radio (1500 AM)
Subjects Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
World War II
Places Subject: Fort Snelling Radio Station (Building #113), Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: Exactly 02/02/1946
Notes Forms part of KSTP-AM: An Inventory of Its World War II Sound Recordings at the Minnesota Historical Society. View finding aid at: http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/sv000017.xml

Holding Type Sound Recordings
Identifiers Collection I.390.15.9 (Library Call Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
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