Radio review. Episode 13, part 1.

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Side 1: An episode of Radio Review - a magazine-style programme, presented by Dudley Wrathall of 1ZB.

1. Interviews with several unidentified New Zealand men who were serving with J-Force, on their return from Japan. They describe the area they were based in, the climate, the Japanese people, how they spent their time when not on duty. They mention visiting Hiroshima a describe the ruins and scarred people, as a result of the atom bomb.

2. The 4th anniversary of the Battle of Kula Gulf (Kolombangara), in 1943, in which the New Zealand ship Leander was hit by a Japanese torpedo. An interview with an unidentified crew member who describes the battle in some detail. One of Leander's boiler rooms was hit. He describes the damage control measures they had in place which enabled the ship to make repairs and limp back to Auckland.

3. Sporting Headlines: Soccer international between New Zealand and South Africa in Wellington. An excerpt of commentary from the final phases of the game, which South Africa won 8-3.

Side 2. Unidentified monologue about the mastery of everyday tasks by Methodist preacher and broadcaster 'Uncle' Tom Garland (possibly from one of his "Friendly Road" broadcasts.)

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Year 1947

Reference number 183463

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits Wrathall, Dudley, Presenter
New Zealand Broadcasting Service (estab. 1946, closed 1962), Broadcaster
Garland, T. T. (Thomas Threader), 1877?-1964, Presenter

Duration 00:22:14

Date 11 Sep 1947