Saturday, 8 August 2009

USA - Bob Hope

Thanks to Michael Marian:
Cover sent from United States of America to Portugal . With Bob Hope commemorative postmark and stamps.

Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG (born Leslie Townes Hope, May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), was a British-born American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO tours entertaining American military personnel. Throughout his career, he was honored for his humanitarian work. In 1996, the U.S. Congress honored Bob Hope by declaring him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces."

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