The Crusader, Eighth Army Weekly, No. 26, Vol. 2, October 26th 1942

R a d i c i e y i e w C R U S A D E fi _____________________________________ C r v -I* C u t i e IVo. 1 0 LONDON 13, 16, 19, 25, 31 and 49 m. w a ve bands. T im es giv en ace E gyptian Summ er Time M onday. — Radio Theatre, with Margaret Lockwood (2.30 p.m.); Variety, with Jack W arner (6.45 p.m.); B.B.C. Northern Orchestra (11.15 p.m.). T uesday. — Musi­ cal Feature — "Journey to Nor­ thumberland" (9.45 a.m.); Dance Music (5.0 p.m.); Jack Payne (9.45 p.m.). W ednesday. — R.A.F. Symphony Orchestra (3.0 p.m.); “W ar at Sea” — Talk by Lt. Comdr. Woodroofe. (6.35 p.m.). T hursday. — Vera Lynn (11.15 a.m.); John MacCormack — records (5.45 ji.m.); Noel Gay at the piano (9.45 p.m.). F riday.— Talk by J.L. Hodson (10.45 a.m.); Jack Benny (4.30 p.m.); World Affairs — by Wickham Steed (5.45 p.m.); Sandy Macpherson (8.30 p.m.). Saturday. — "They Chose this Music ’ — records (12.30 p.m.); Music Hall (4.30 p.m.). CAIRO Forces Program m e : Reading of Communiques daily at 5.50 p.m. ? ? aaDooQQQoooooaoDOoaaooaooo PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE TO M.E.F. B.B.C. Service ior M.E.F. — 19 and 31 metre bands — 6.30 p.m. midnight, daily. NEWS : 8.0 p.m. B.B.C. African Service. — 16, 25 and 31 metre bands — 6.30 p.m., midnight, daily. NEWS : 8.0 and 10.45 p.m. Egyptian State Broadcasting. — Main Service : 483 m., 620 kcs. 10.30 a.m. NEWS; 12.30-2.30 Lunch time programme; 5.50-6.45 Forces Programme; Alternative Service : 222m., 1348 kcs. 6.45- 10.30 p.m. Short-wave Service : 44.09 m„ 6805 kcs. 5.50 p.m.-10.30 p.m. ; NEWS : 10.30 a.m. 1.25 p.m., 7.40 p.m. and 10.0 p.m. Palestine Broadcasting Sys­ tem. — 449 metres. 12-2.30 p.m. Lunch time programme; 4 p.m.- 6.15 Forces Programme ... 5.30 — 10.15 ; 8.45-11.0 p.m. ; NEWS : 2.20 p.m., 6.0 p.m., 9.55 p.m. Beyruth. — All metres and Short W aves 37 metres. NEWS and Forces Programme, 7-7.40 p.m. daily. M onday. — Charlie Kunz Piano ooooaooooooooDooooooooaooonooo Medley; American Forces Pro­ gramme. T uesday. — R.A.F. Letters from troops put to music. Dance Orchestra; Adventures of Friday. — Forces Variety with Cocky, No. 4. W ednesday. — Bert Wood, Mavis. Bo Whit- Crofters Concert Party; "South taker. Saturday. — N.A.A.F.I. Africans Present...”; Thursday. — Radio Theatre. W ell. I had to do something — and. a n yw a y, that cat th ey put on the back p a ge last w eek started it !" Saturday October 17th F ootball L eague. — Southern : Aldershot 5, West Ham 1; Arse­ nal 0, Brentford 2; Fulham 2. Charlton Athletic 4; Millwall 2, Brighton 4; Portsmouth 2. Crystal Palace 1; Queen’s Park Rangers 2. Luton Town 2; Reading 2, Tot­ tenham Hotspur 6; Southampton 1, Chelsea 2; Watford 2, Clapton Orient 3. N orthern : Aston Villa 8. West Bromwich Albion 2; Barnsley 2, SheffieW United 1, Blackburn Rovers 6. Rochdale 0; Bolton Q . Blackpool 2; Bradford City 2. Middlesbrough 3; Chester 3, Tran- mere Rovers 2; Chesterfield 0, Rotherham United 1; Derby Coun­ ty 3. Nottingham Forest 2; Don­ caster Rovers 2, Leeds United 2; Halifax Town 4, Oldham Athle­ tic 1; Huddersfield 2, Gateshead 1; Liverpool 2, Manchester Unit­ ed 1; Manchester City 5. Crewe Alexandra 1; Mansfield Town 3, Lincoln City 4; Newcastle United 3. York City 3; Northampton 1. Coventry City 2; Notts County 1 . Leicester City 1; Sheffield Wednesday 2, Grimsby Town 0: Southport 6. Bury 3; Stockport County 4. Burnley 1; Stoke City 1, Birmingham 3; Sunderland 2. Bradford 1; W alsall 5, Wolver­ hampton Wanderers 2: Wrexham 0. Everton 2. W estern. — Aberaman Athletic 0, Bath City 4; Cardiff City 5. Swansea Town 0; Lovells Athle­ tic 3, Bristol City 1. R epresentative M atch . - North­ ern Command 2. Football League XI 9. O ther M atch : Norwich Ci y 6, Army XI 4. S cottish L eague. — S outhern . - Airdreonians 0, Hibernians 5; Clyde 2. Queen's Park 5; Falkiik 7, Motherwell 0; Hamilton Aca­ demicals 2, Dumbarton 1; Hearts 5, Albion Rovers 1; Rangers 7. Morton 0; St. Mirren 2. Partick Thistle 1; Third Lanark 4. Celtic 2. N orth-Eastern. — Dunfermline Athletic 2, Hearts 0; Dundee United 0. East Fife 1; Hibernians 0. Aberdeen 7; Raith Rovers 1, Rangers 3. Irish G old Cup, secon d round ¦ Belfast Celtic 5, Derry City 1; Distillery 1, Glentoran 3; Linfield 4. Cliftonville 2. 7 - - - - - -— Blue Murder ! - - - - -— Reflections after listening to a recording of ex­ cerpts from a popular musical comedy... B row ned o ff unth "T he B lue" fo r quite a tim e now W e’re w ea ry o f the sand and flea s and flies. W e've su’ea ted in this ruddy aw ful clim e, now Q uite lon g en ou gh to make us realise T here's a m ost im portant job w e'v e g o t to settle W hen w e'v e polished o ff the Itie and th e Hun. You’ll find E ighth Army rea lly on its m ettle To put a certain rabbit on the run. This other little job w e’v e g o t to study W hen th e boat that's bound fo r bligh ty com es along Is to plan a murder, really blue and b lood y W hen w e find the g u y w ho w rote "The D esert S ong." D.H.M. H ow dare you com e info an o fficer's bedroom !"
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