This Is the Army


Original Cast Album. This Is the Army (Decca A-340). 4-disc set. (album for 1988.0384.02-.-05).
78 rpm.

This album is from the Broadway musical This Is the Army, with book by James McColl, and music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. The musical was produced by the U. S. Army in 1942, and featured a cast of U. S. soldiers, for the benefit of the Army Relief Fund. The revue ran at the Broadway Theatre from July 4, 1942, to September 26, 1942, for 113 performances.

Recording Date: 1942

Composer: Berlin, IrvingManufacturer: Decca

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Related Publication: Discography of American Historical Recordings

Credit Line: Gift of Bonnie Dank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0384.01Accession Number: 1988.0384Maker Number: 340Catalog Number: 1988.0384.01

Object Name: sound recording album

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 3/4 in x 12 in; 27.305 cm x 30.48 cm


Record Id: nmah_683666

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