cartoon of Bob Hope

American Patriot: Cold War and Korea

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Bob Hope's Bio
World War II
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case containg cold war gifts
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What was to become a greatly anticipated Christmas custom began in 1948, when at the request of Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington Bob and his wife Dolores went to Germany to entertain the troops involved in the Berlin Airlift.
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