Why USO Tours Were Vital for Troop Morale in the Pacific

After a long-drawn out conflict in the Pacific, the troops needed a morale boost. And the United Service Organizations provided it in spades, thanks to spectacular shows by Hollywood legends like Bob Hope and Joe E. Brown. (2:01)

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