Bob Hope Show on USS-South Dakota
In 1945 famous entertainer, Bob Hope, performed for officers and crewmembers aboard the USS South Dakota. Above is a copy of "Bob Hope's Communique" as it appeared in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on November 6, 1945. Click here or on the article to view a full size version.
Here's a audio recording of the Bob Hope Show as show as it was performed on the USS South Dakota. Click on forward arrow button to listen.
Years later, Bob Hope was made an honorary member of the USS South Dakota. Above is his thank you note to the Crewmembers Association. Click here or on the article to see a full size version.
"Bob Hope Christmases with the Troops" as seen on