Country music stars arrive in Wiesbaden, 1949
Published: February 13, 2013
Gerald Waller ©Stars and Stripes
Wiesbaden, Germany, November, 1949: Five future Country Music Hall of Famers are interviewed on AFN radio as the Grand Ole Opry troupe arrives at Wiesbaden Air Base for a series of performances in the American zone. From left to right are Hank Williams, Little Jimmy Dickens, Red Foley, Minnie Pearl, AFN announcer Bob Norwood and Roy Acuff.