Martha raye

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Several actresses entertained troops in both the European and Pacific theaters during World War II. Carole Landis A pinup favorite, Landis spent more time visiting with U.S. servicemen than any other actress. Martha Raye The singer-comedian received a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her service to the troops. Marlene Dietrich The German-born legend sold war bonds, toured for the USO and earned the Medal of Freedom.

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https://flic.kr/p/v9mWjc | 'Colonel Maggie' Martha Raye at the 7th Surgical Hospital 1968, Blackhorse, Vietnam | At her request Martha Raye was buried with full military honors at the Post Cemetery, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, home of the 82nd Airborne and Special Forces.  Martha Raye was an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army.  She passed away 10i19i1994.  She spent a great deal of time touring hospitals in Vietnam bring cheer to the patients.  She worked with the USO during WWII, Ko... Vietnam Nurses, Martha Raye, Leg Circulation, 82nd Airborne, Special Operations Command, Special Operations Forces, Fort Bragg, United States Military, French Army

At her request Martha Raye was buried with full military honors at the Post Cemetery, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, home of the 82nd Airborne and Special Forces. Martha Raye was an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army. She passed away 10i19i1994. She spent a great deal of time touring hospitals in Vietnam bring cheer to the patients. She worked with the USO during WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War, and was honored for this work. Photo by Capt Auerback MC, provided by Dr Andy Auerback

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Martha Raye. 1916-1994. She was honored in 1969 with an Academy Award as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.

Martha Raye. 1916-1994. She was honored in 1969 with an Academy Award as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.

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