Radio: G.I. Network

The most interesting U.S. radio network is not really a network at all; its eight stations are independent. It goes on the air every morning at 6:30; its listeners—U.S. soldiers from Casablanca to Naples—hear a bugle play reveille, followed by a steaming arrangement of Bugle-Call Rag. This is the way the Armed Forces Radio Service starts the day. The stations give the time every five minutes until 8 o'clock, when a voice advises: ''If you're not working, you're in trouble, but!"

Prime mover is Major Andre Baruch, ex-CBS announcer.* When the Americans hit the North African beaches in...

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