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©Stars and StripesWiesbaden, Germany, December, 1948: Bob Hope rehearses with his band before their Christmas Eve show at the Wiesbaden Opera House. Many of the jokes Hope told during the show referred to the ongoing Berlin Airlift, for which Wiesbaden was a key staging area.

RELATED MATERIAL:A 1948 story about Bob Hope's Christmas tour stop in Wiesbaden.

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