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PHOTOS OF BOB HOPE CHRISTMAS SHOWS/VIETNAM | Thread: Bob Hope's USO Christmas Special (1967)

you didn't have to approve of the war to be glad Bob Hope went to entertain the troops

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On the 1967 tour, actress Raquel Welch joined Bob Hope on stage to add a few crowd-pleasing dance moves to Bob's rendition of "Dancin in the Streets.

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Joey Heatherton on a Bob Hope USO tour Viet Nam - getting the guys up on stage…

Joey Heatherton & Bob Hope entertaining the troops, Vietnam, 1967

You're scarin' Bob, Connie… it isn't like there's a war happening a few miles down the trail.

John Wayne signs PFC Wofford's helmet during his visit to the 3rd Bn., 7th Marines at Chu Lai in Vietnam.    Photo taken: June 1966

John Wayne signs PFC Wofford's helmet during his visit to the Bn., Marines at Chu Lai in Vietnam. Photo taken: June 1966

Ed Freeman, Medal of Honor, Vietnam War. "You're a 19-yr-old kid. You're critically wounded & dying in the jungle. Your infantry unit is outnumbered 8-1 & the enemy fire is so intense, that your own Infantry Commander has ordered the MediVac helicopters to stop coming in. You're lying there, listening to the enemy machine guns & u know ur not getting out. Ur family is 1/2 way around the world, 12,000 miles away & u'll never see them again. Then u faintly hear a helicopter..!!"

Captain Ed W. Freeman, United States Army, distinguished himself by numerous acts of conspicuous gallantry and extraordinary intrepidity on 14 November 1965 while…

Phyllis Diller performing in 1967 during the Bob Hope show for American troops at Can Ranh Bay, South Vietnam.

Phyllis Diller performing in 1967 during the Bob Hope show (I believe this was a 'USO' tour) for American troops at Can Ranh Bay, South Vietnam.

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Bob Hope entertained airmen at Itazuke AFB before going over to Korea where he put on multiple shows for the troops.

Vietnam War Bob Hope USO Photographic Print by Henri Huet at AllPosters.com

Vietnam War Bob Hope USO

Vietnam War Bob Hope USO Photographic Print by Henri Huet at AllPosters.com

Martha Raye visits the troops in Vietnam, 1965. She was also apparently a surgical nurse and occasionally pinch hit for the exhausted nurses in the field.

Martha Raye visits the troops in Vietnam, She was also apparently a surgical nurse and occasionally pinch hit for the exhausted nurses in the field via denise spivey.

This is why front row center seats were so sought after...Bob Hope and some of Dean Martin's Gold Digger dancers -USO Christmas Tour,  Diego Garcia, central Indian Ocean, 1972

This is why front row center seats were so sought after.Bob Hope and some of Dean Martin's Gold Digger dancers -USO Christmas Tour, Diego Garcia, central Indian Ocean, 1972

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