Dan Brown
Re: Re: Re: Re: Did John Wayne avoid military service?
Fri Aug 27, 19:13

Tyrone was a Marine aviator and served in the pacific.

At the age of forty-eight, Dashiell Hammett enlisted as a private in the army. Three years later he was honorably discharged as a sergeant. And then went to prison.

Hedy Lamar invented a device that would help guide torpedos.


    • Re: Re: Re: Did John Wayne avoid military service?Daniel Buck, Sun Aug 22 13:06
      The bright side: Some actors, like Jimmy Stewart, fought to get in the military and once in, did their best. Here's a few who served in the military and related efforts during WWII: https://www... more
      • Re: Re: Re: Re: Did John Wayne avoid military service? — Dan Brown, Fri Aug 27 19:13
      • Stewart, Hepburn, and LombardJerry Prather, Sun Aug 22 16:24
        Robert Matzen has written excellent books on this subject. MISSION: JIMMY STEWART AND THE FIGHT FOR EUROPE tells how Stewart saw the war coming early and did everything he could to join the military a... more
        • Re: Stewart, Hepburn, and LombardDaniel Buck, Sun Aug 22 17:40
          Excellent. Thanks. Coincidentally, as we speak, Josephine Baker's remains will soon be re-interred at the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/aug/22/josephine-baker... more
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