The World War II Photo of the Week
for 9 August 1999
|The Road to Guadalcanal
August 6, 1944 During their stay on Guadalcanal and between shows, dancer Patty Thomas (left) and actress Frances Langford (right, our August 1999 World War II Pinup of the Month), touring the South Pacific with the Bob Hope Show, stop at a station hospital and pose with these island natives who are employed by the Army to "rid" palm trees of coconuts. U.S. Signal Corps photo (No. 194829), from the Webmaster's collection.