The Wartime Beat is 
America's Pulse 1939-1946
News reports, variety shows, V-Discs and public domain content from the wartime years of 1939 through 1946. Remembrances of our soldiers, sailors and airmen.

 

America's top singers and musicians gladly participated in a War Department Specials Services project. They recorded hundreds of songs and the government pressed the records and sent them abroad. For the GI, each disc was a small reminder of home and gave them encouragement.