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    At age 41 when World War II started I was exempt from the draft. Still I left a $30,000 a month job, enlisted in the Army as a private and worked my way up through the ranks. After graduating Officers' Candidate School in 1942 I attended aerial gunnery school, then served with the 8th Air Force in England. Though I flew combat bombing missions, my primary job was photographing other airmen in action for a movie to recruit airmen for the war effort. I completed my service as a major.
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    1. Jimmy Stewart
    2. Clark Gable
    3. Ronald Reagan
    4. Glenn Miller
    5. John Wayne


    At the start of WWII I left a Hollywood career to work in a circus in Mexico, gathering intelligence for US Naval Intelligence. After enlistment in the Navy, I served at Tarawa on an amphibious attack transport, where I was conspicuous for transporting dozens of wounded Marines under fire. Decades later my WWII actions were recognized with a belated award of the Bronze Star with combat "V". Your Answer
    1. Jack Lemon
    2. Tyrone Power
    3. Ronald Reagan
    4. Eddie Albert
    5. Ernest Borgnine


    My celebrity status didn't help my efforts to join the Navy when WWII began; the Navy found me underweight? After "plumping up" I joined the Army Air Force and flew 20 combat missions during which I earned the Distinguished Service Medal, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, and four Air Medals. After retiring as a Brigadier General in the Air Force Reserves, I was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Your Answer
    1. Jimmy Stewart
    2. Charlton Heston
    3. Ronald Reagan
    4. Tyrone Power
    5. Clark Gable


    I left my successful movie career in 1942 to become a Marine Corps pilot, logging more than 1,000 hours flight time before the war ended. I am remembered by many of the Marines who served at Iwo Jima, where I flew supplies in and ferried wounded men out. Your Answer
    1. Jimmy Stewart
    2. Clark Gable
    3. Ronald Reagan
    4. Tyrone Power
    5. John Wayne


    The tail gunner on a bomber was forced to defend his aircraft from within a tiny, cramped cubical from a virtually prone position. I flew 21 combat missions in World War II, most as a tail gunner. I also flew five weather observation missions.
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    1. Jimmy Stewart
    2. Clark Gable
    3. Ronald Reagan
    4. Tyrone Power
    5. Charles Bronson
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    figure we all could use a little break after last nights hilarity's. So enjoy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
    figure we all could use a little break after last nights hilarity's. So enjoy.
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    The 21st century. The age of Smart phones and Stupid people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeus View Post
    You forgot Something
    I don't want to make it too easy. If the answers are given at the end, then you guys will cheat here.
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    I got em all
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    Quote Originally Posted by namvet View Post
    I got em all
    You Obviously Cheated

    I got 80%. Comes from reading various articles of the old Hollywoods love of country, the new Hollywood not so much.
    The 21st century. The age of Smart phones and Stupid people.

    It is said that branches draw their life from the vine. Each is separate yet all are one as they share one life giving stem . The Bible tells us we are called to a similar union in life, our lives with the life of God. We are incorporated into him; made sharers in his life. Apart from this union we can do nothing.
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    Doesn't Audie Murphy deserve a mention.?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeus View Post
    You Obviously Cheated

    I got 80%. Comes from reading various articles of the old Hollywoods love of country, the new Hollywood not so much.
    no I didn't. had to think about the last one but it was a process of elimination
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    Quote Originally Posted by marv View Post
    Doesn't Audie Murphy deserve a mention.?
    yes he did
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    Quote Originally Posted by marv View Post
    Doesn't Audie Murphy deserve a mention.?
    Audie Murphy wasn't a part of Hollywood until after the war. Until then he was just a good ole boy from Texas.
    The 21st century. The age of Smart phones and Stupid people.

    It is said that branches draw their life from the vine. Each is separate yet all are one as they share one life giving stem . The Bible tells us we are called to a similar union in life, our lives with the life of God. We are incorporated into him; made sharers in his life. Apart from this union we can do nothing.
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