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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 CD : CD audio : 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: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Greene; Fritz Weaver
ISBN: 006009740X 9780060097400
OCLC Number: 49963906
Notes: Compact discs (DDD).
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Performed by Fritz Weaver.
Description: 5 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Miracle of the North Platte canteen
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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