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  • Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot | Starr Smith,Walter Cronkite

    Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Starr Smith, Walter Cronkite
    • Narrated By Adam Grupper
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    Of all the celebrities who served their country during World War II - and they were legion - Jimmy Stewart was unique. On December 7, when the attack on Pearl Harbor woke so many others to the reality of war, Stewart was already in uniform - as a private on guard duty south of San Francisco at the Army Air Corps Moffet Field. Seeing war on the horizon, Jimmy Stewart, at the height of his fame after Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and his Oscar-winning turn in The Philadelphia Story in 1940, had enlisted several months earlier.

  • Cronkite's War: His World War II Letters Home | Walter Cronkite,Maurice Isserman

    Cronkite's War: His World War II Letters Home

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Walter Cronkite, Maurice Isserman
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    A giant in American journalism in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation" reveals his World War II experiences in this National Geographic book. More than 100 of Cronkite's letters from 1943-45 (plus a few earlier letters) survive. They reveal surprising and little-known facts about this storied public figure in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation". They chronicle both a great love story and a great war story.

    Jean says: "Reporter in WWII"
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