Special Exhibit

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    Ghost Army: The Combat Con Artists of World War II

    The special exhibit Ghost Army: The Combat Con Artists of World War II, on view in the Hall of Democracy’s Senator John Alario, Jr. Special Exhibition Hall from March 5 to January 3, 2021, and curated by the Museum’s James Linn, tells the story of the 23rd and their deception operations across Europe through featured artifacts such as artwork, uniforms, an inflatable tank, and more.

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    So Ready for Laughter

    When World War II began, entertainer Bob Hope’s career as a major movie star in film and radio was just beginning to take off, having worked his way from jobs as a newsboy, a butcher’s assistant, a shoe salesman, and an amateur boxer to scrape by in the early 1920s.

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