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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Bob Hope and Jerry Colonna, 1958

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 27, 2020

Lloyd Borguss ©Stars and Stripes
Hanau, West Germany, December, 1958: Bob Hope and comedian Jerry Colonna pose for a photo backstage at Fliegerhorst Casern. Hope was a regular Christmas holiday visitor to troops serving overseas from World War II through the Gulf War, and Colonna was usually a key member of the troupe until his health failed in the late 1960s.