CELEBRITIES @ WAR

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Helton Hall
Entertainment at the base of Mount Louisa in Townsville by
John Wayne, Joe E. Brown, Gary Cooper, Una Merkel and Phyllis Brook

 

90th Bomb Group
Receives visits from Bob Hope, Carole Landis, and Jack Benny

 

Celebrities visit the 3rd Bomb Group
Receives visits from Gary Cooper, Phyliss Brooks, Una Merkle at Doba Dura and
Bob Hope, Francis Langford, Jerry Colona, Patty Thomas and Judith Anderson at Hollandia

 

Frances Langford

 

General MacArthur rescued from Townsville

 

Lyndon Baynes Johnson's time in Townsville
The 36th President of the United States
stayed at Buchanan's Hotel during WW2

 

Lyndon Baynes Johnson
Takes part in a bombing raid on Lae
This bombing raid was flown out of Townsville via Port Moresby

 

Lyndon Baynes Johnson in a crash landing
of a B-17 Flying Fortress at Carisbrooke Station

 

"Bluey" Truscott crash lands at Townsville

 

Major Richard Ira Bong
The 5th Air Forces' Ace of Aces

 

Charles Lindbergh
Helps the 5th Air Force

 

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This page first produced 9 September 1999

This page last updated 05 September 2015