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Once upon a town : the miracle of the North Platte Canteen

Author: Bob Greene; Fritz Weaver
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ℗2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bob Greene reveals the story of the North Platte Canteen, a railroad stop in North Platte, Nebraska, through which would pass trains bearing United States soldiers en route to Europe or the Pacific. Volunteers from the city of twelve thousand made it a place where soldiers could enjoy music, home-cooked food, magazines and friendly conversation, if only for a short time. Based on interviews with North Platte  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Greene; Fritz Weaver
ISBN: 0060097396 9780060097394
OCLC Number: 49941426
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Performed by Fritz Weaver.
Description: 4 audiocassettes (6 hr.) : analog, Dolby processed
Responsibility: Bob Greene.

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Bob Greene reveals the story of the North Platte Canteen, a railroad stop in North Platte, Nebraska, through which would pass trains bearing United States soldiers en route to Europe or the Pacific. Volunteers from the city of twelve thousand made it a place where soldiers could enjoy music, home-cooked food, magazines and friendly conversation, if only for a short time. Based on interviews with North Platte residents and the GIs who once passed through.

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