Bob Hope Remembers World War II The European Theater and D-Day by Bob Hope

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ISBN 101885997019
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/5(42). Bob Hope Remembers World War II. The European Theatre & D-Day Format: Audio Cassette. Bob Hope Remembers World War II: The European Theater and D-Day, CDs, Tape & Book setBob Hope (Author) Bob Hope Enterprises, publisher From the publisher: Box Set includes Two CDs ("This is Bob On-The-Air Hope" and "Somewhere.

Get this from a library. Bob Hope remembers-- World War II. [Bob Hope; Dolores Hope; Nick Perito; Ward Grant; Hope Enterprises, Inc.;] -- Collection of images and memories from World War II ( to D-Day). This is a bibliography of books by Bob Hope (–), a comedian and actor who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio.

He was noted for his numerous United Service Organizations (USO) shows entertaining American military personnel. Hope was the author of fourteen d: Awards and nominations, Bob Hope. Bob Hope has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Bob Hope’s most popular book is Don't Shoot, It's Only Me: Bob Hope's Comedy History of the United. Bob Hope, whose experiences entertaining troops and fund-raising during World War II recently joined the dozens of personal narratives tracked in the Museum’s Dog Tag Experience, is the subject of an upcoming episode of the PBS biography series American Masters.

Selections from the episode, titled This is Bob Hope. Bob Hope, Dolores Reade Hope - Bob Hope Remembers World War Ii: The European Theatre & D-day (2 Cds, VHS Tape, and Commemorative Book) - Music.

In Bob Hope wrote a book, I Never Left Home, about his work entertaining members of the armed forces during World War II. Over million copies of the book were sold.

It was adapted for radio for the Lux Radio Theater and recorded as an album for Capitol Records. First Overseas Visit to the Troops.

Nine months after the United States's entered World War II, Bob Hope. Leslie Townes Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS ( – J ), known professionally as Bob Hope, was an English-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films.

Frances Langford, dancer Patty Thomas and Delores Hope join Bob Hope in recalling the armed-forces troop shows during World War II. Also included is rare footage and interviews with GIs and widows. Frances Langford, dancer Patty Thomas and Delores Hope join Bob Hope in recalling the armed-forces troop shows during World War II.

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During the war years Americans from these marginalized groups fought our enemies, but with the understanding that changes in American society were due after the war. Perhaps the best book on the struggles, trials, and promise of better things to come is J.

Todd Moye’s book, Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. Before the war. America’s greatest military entertainer during World War II (Bob Hope, that is), who couldn’t stop entertaining US troops for almost 50 years after the war, was not originally an American.

Born Leslie Townes Hope in a London suburb in MayBob Hope came to Cleveland, Ohio, with his family when he was four years old. In Bob Hope wrote a book, I Never Left Home, about his work entertaining members of the armed forces during World War II.

Over million copies of the book were sold. It was adapted for radio for the Lux Radio Theater and recorded as an album for Capitol Records. But Bob stuck to that World War II mentality that when your country got into a war, you automatically supported it. You didn't question it.

He also became good personal friends with President Nixon. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of D-Day, Bob Hope tells his stories of World War II as only he can. Full length vhs video, Bob Hope Remembers, a collection of poignant images and memories from WWII ( to D-Day).

With laughs and tears it embraces both the war Seller Rating: % positive. After World War II, Thomas continued to travel with Hope for decades.

She admired him so much she would commit to traveling with him on a moment’s notice, and her suitcase was always packed.

Thomas remained close to the Hopes and she and Frances Langford, her traveling buddy and roomie, remained lifelong friends. A special commemorative video chronicling Bob Hope's tireless efforts on behalf of American troops during World War II. Includes two CDs or cassettes and a souvenir book.

Bob Hope was speaking in favor of the [Vietnam] War. Bob Hope was expressing that kind of backward, suburban, WASP view of minorities, homosexuals, the women's movement. Even his comments on the women's movement were very condescending.

He did a special in the '70s on the women's movement and it was so silly. During World War II, Hope often joked about wartime shortages and rationing, like the ban on women’s girdles to save rubber.

This crack, about the. Bob also was a 50 year performer for the USO, entertaining audiences for during World War II, the Korean War & during the Persian Gulf War ().

Known for his quick wit and icy kick-butt comedy, Bob was an avid golfer from the s til his death. He is greatly missed by every person who has enjoyed his good gut-grabbin' humour. Many U.S. troops fighting abroad in World War II could enjoy Hope's radio program as carried by the Armed Forces Radio Service.

Those who wrote Hope letters often received a response such as this one fromwhich includes a little Bob Hope humor in. - Comedian Bob Hope,in “I Never Left Home,” his book about going on tour to entertain the troops, which he did in every U.S. conflict from World War II to the Persian Gulf : Jesse Greenspan.

Directed by Frank Tashlin. With Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, Jeffrey Hunter, Mylène Demongeot. During WW2, Sgt. O'Farrell's Pacific unit is demoralized when a Japanese submarine torpedoes an American supply ship containing beer.6/10().

Starting in World War II, Bob Hope began a tradition of visiting troops during holiday season. The United Service Organization (USO) started sending Hollywood and radio entertainers to perform. – Bob Hope from I Was There. In order to finance the global fighting that was World War II, fund-raising ventures took almost any form imaginable and were an ever-present part of daily life during the war.

The Hollywood Victory Caravan was one of the earliest large-scale celebrity wartime fund-raising efforts. Editor's Note: It was a watershed Christmas. With World War II finally over, and the Great Depression in its rearview mirror, America was wrapped in hope. USS Hope (AH-7) was a Comfort-class hospital ship launched under Maritime Commission contract by Consolidated Steel Corporation, Wilmington, California, 30 August ; sponsored by Miss Martha L.

Floyd; acquired by the Navy the same day for conversion to a hospital ship by U.S. Naval Dry Dock, Terminal Island, Calif.; and commissioned 15 AugustCommander Speed: knots ( km/h) (max). During World War II (and for several years after), Bing Crosby was just about the biggest popular entertainer the USA has ever known: he was the #1 actor at the movie box office, the #1 recording.

Sad Sack is an American comic strip and comic book character created by Sgt. George Baker during World War in the United States Army, Sad Sack depicted an otherwise unnamed, lowly private experiencing some of the absurdities and humiliations of military life.

The title was a euphemistic shortening of the military slang "sad sack of shit", common during World War d by: George Baker. With Bob Hope, Jerry Colonna, Charlton Heston, Dolores Hope/10(11).

Bob Hope — “the most honored entertainer” ever, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, for his achievements in theater, radio, film, TV, philanthropy and business, and an Author: Mary Claire Kendall.

The last time the Kentucky Derby wasn’t on the first Saturday in May was 75 years ago. It wasand the U.S. government had put a temporary ban on horse racing because of World War II. It was a time when Americans were urged to buy war bonds and restrict travel. There was talk of sacrifice — everything for the good of the country.

My, how familiar some of. MIAMI (AP) - Frances Langford, whose steamy rendition of "I'm in the Mood for Love" captivated soldiers when she was part of Bob Hope's USO tours during World War II, died Monday at the age of Produced in collaboration by the Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation, the World War II Foundation and Waskul Worldwide Communication, please enjoy this short video which is the first of a series, honoring our Greatest Generation and the roles they played in both on the battlefields and the support they rendered at home.

BOB HOPE VE Day Video May   Reel #: TC In: TC Out: This clip is available for licensing without time code and logo - To inquire about licensing email us at [email protected] or call us at (). The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) is an American nonprofit-charitable corporation that provides live entertainment, such as comedians, actors and musicians, social facilities, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families.

Sinceit has worked in partnership with the Department of War, and later with the Department of Defense Location: Arlington, Virginia.Ps lined up next to cadets in formation during World War II A P during World War II (Editor’s Note: Dr.

Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and .During World War II, Bob would take a couple of beautiful young ladies, and sometimes his wife, and they would go overseas and entertain the troops.

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