Rare, Candid Photos of Bob Hope’s USO Shows
Bob Hope was known for his dedication to American troops, and these rare photos attest to his lasting impact. More: Read Hope’s original reminisces about performing during wartime, from a 1971 Reader’s Digest.
Still Going Strong
Bob Hope performs aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Okinawa (LPH-3)—anchored off the coast of Bahrain—during a USO Christmas show for sailors patrolling the Gulf. By the time the first Gulf War broke out in 1991, Hope had been entertaining troops for half a century.
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