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Lloyd Borguss ©Stars and StripesFrankfurt, West Germany, February, 1959: Actor Jimmy Stewart and his wife, Gloria, stop at the Rhein-Main airport on their way back from a vacation in India. They were bound for Berlin, which Jimmy Stewart was visiting for the first time after flying bombing missions over the city during World War II. While they were vacationing, President Eisenhower recommended that Stewart, a colonel in the Air Force Reserve, be elevated to the rank of brigadier general.


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