We return to 1943 for this week’s contribution to #WarLetterWednesday – an initiative preceding the April 10 premiere of "The Great War," a six-hour "American Experience" documentary exploring how World War I changed America and the world.
The letter is Home Front correspondence from Bette Davis to Bob Hope thanking Hope for his support of the Hollywood Canteen, a wartime landmark celebrated... View details ⇨
The PT-305 ride experience, as reported by Ken Hocke of "WorkBoat."
"I walked aboard the 78’x20’8″x5’3″ PT-305 for the first time, imaging what it must have been like for the sailors who actually manned the boat. I was aboard to go on an excursion. They came aboard knowing they were risking their lives. Still, it was cool — the torpedoes, machine guns, cannons — all weapons I had used in my... View details ⇨
Backstage at BB's: Reserve your tickets now for Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning comedy "Biloxi Blues," March 24 through April 22 in BB's Stage Door Canteen. Reservations, menus, and more: stagedoorcanteen.org
The new River Seine to the Beaches of Normandy tour is a one-of-a-kind luxury château and river cruise through France’s WWII history, guided by author Alex Kershaw. Reserve before June 30 and save $1,000 per couple: ww2museumtours.org