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The Hollywood canteen: where soldiers could be movie stars for one night

11 mins | Sep 23, 2017

“Through these portals pass the most beautiful uniforms in the world.” It would be unthinkable today, but during the Second World War leading Hollywood stars both fought alongside and partied in style with their countrymen. Anne Helen Petersen looks in Lapham's Quarterly at the history of The Hollywood Canteen where for one night soldiers could live like A-list celebrities.

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From Lapham's Quarterly