New York: Doubleday, 1944. Capt. Raymond Creekmore. Cloth/hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #016341
192p. Boldly signed. A remarkable firsthand account of Joe E. Brown's entertaining of the servicemen in World War II after his own son Don was killed. While he later became famous for the closing line in Billy Wilder's Some Like it Hot, he traveled 150,000 miles all over the world to entertain the troops in the Aleutians, New Guinea, China and India. He would sometimes do six shows a day and in one case he gave his whole show to one dying soldier. A very readable book by one of the great entertainers of the 20th Century.