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TC_Stele
01-30-2006, 05:24 PM
Bit off topic, but thought I'd mention it since my dad is in this documentary.

"Tune in for this story of the North Platte Canteen, which began as a case of mistaken identity and grew into a legend. At a railroad depot in the middle of America, the people from North Platte, Nebraska offered food and friendship to soldiers during World War II."

It will be hosted on PBS http://www.pbs.org/ this evening (I think its different times for different local stations). My dad is Anthony William.

Not a story of the front lines but how the community dealt with the war behind the lines. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

TC_Stele
01-30-2006, 05:24 PM
Bit off topic, but thought I'd mention it since my dad is in this documentary.

"Tune in for this story of the North Platte Canteen, which began as a case of mistaken identity and grew into a legend. At a railroad depot in the middle of America, the people from North Platte, Nebraska offered food and friendship to soldiers during World War II."

It will be hosted on PBS http://www.pbs.org/ this evening (I think its different times for different local stations). My dad is Anthony William.

Not a story of the front lines but how the community dealt with the war behind the lines. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

Zeus-cat
01-30-2006, 09:34 PM
I read the book (I gave the book to a friend and can't remember the title). Anyway, an excellent read and I highly recommend it to anyone interested in how the average American (well, maybe not so average) at home helped the war effort.