From Bob Hope’s first show at March Field in Riverside, California, in 1941, to his final USO tour in 1990 to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia as part of Operation Desert Shield, the legendary entertainer dedicated his talents to our service members by bringing a bit of home wherever he went.
Bob Hope in Korea in 1950.
Bob Hope in with Jayne Mansfield in 1957.
Bob Hope with service members in Guam on December 27, 1957.
Bob Hope at Goose Bay Air Force Base. Canada in 1955.
Bob Hope aboard the USS New Jersey on Christmas Eve, 1983.
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