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The title mentioned the USO that was founded in 1941 in response to a request from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to provide morale and recreation services to U.S. uniformed military personnel. The USO maintained clubs in many cities where members of the Armed Forces could relax, have a meal and be entertained in new surroundings. They also provided entertainment to those in the field bringing stars and acts to areas of combat where the troopers had to survive under the same conditions they has to endure. The most famous entertainer to support he USO was Bob Hope
who went to every military theater from World War II to Desert Strom. See more
References The Red Skelton Hour
"Too Marvelous for words"
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Sung by Martha Tilton See more