American Patriot: World War II

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Bob Hope's extraordinary story began in May, 1941, when he and a group of performers broadcast a radio show from California's March Field for the airmen stationed there. From then on, with only two exceptions, throughout World War II all of his radio shows were performed and aired from military bases and installations, in the United States and the theaters of war in Europe and the South Pacific. He entered the combat area for the first time in 1943 when he and his small USO troupe, consisting of Frances Langford, Tony Romano and Jack Pepper, traveled to U.S. military facilities in England, Africa, Sicily and Ireland. In later years his itinerary included the South Pacific.
World War II case
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World War II case
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