Bilko receives a box or artifacts from his Aunt which suggests that his ancestor, Major Joshua Bilko, played a vital role in the US gaining independence. Bilko takes a great deal of pride in knowing that it was a Bilko who served alongside George Washington at this glorious point in American History. He begins to read Major Joshua Bilko's diary and slowly realises that maybe he and Joshua Bilko are not so dissimilar - but not in a good way! Written by
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The title refers to the American War of Independence which began when the British Redcoats used force on the colonists that resulted in the Battles of Lexington and Concord and ended at the Battle of Yorktown with the surrender of General Cornwallis with the help of the French Navy. See more
Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko
Now, men, when you play cards with me, you don't lose money - you learn a trade.
(Won't You Come Home) Bill Bailey
Written by Hughie Cannon
Performed by Mickey Freeman See more