Bob Hope, famous American comedian, and leader of the Bob Hope concert party, which is touring ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Wewak Madang Area, Alexishafen
Accession Number 075862
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made New Guinea: Wewak Madang Area, Alexishafen
Date made 31 August 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Bob Hope, famous American comedian, and leader of the Bob Hope concert party, which is touring the northern battle areas entertaining the troops, autographing a captured Japanese flag for a member of A Company, 4th Infantry Battalion. Identified personnel are: (left to right) N37748 Private (Pte) E Dawes; NX127921 Pte F Hancock; Bob Hope; WX28100 Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) J P Hewlett (holding a camera).