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During World War II, American soldiers from every city and walk of life rolled through North Platte, Nebraska on troop trains, en route to Europe and the Pacific. The tiny town transformed its modest railroad depot into the North Platte Canteen — a place where soldiers could enjoy coffee, music, home-cooked food, magazines, and friendly conversation during a stopover that lasted only a few minutes. It provided homesick military personnel with the encouragement they needed to help them through the difficult times ahead. Every day of the war, the Canteen — staffed and funded entirely by local volunteers from the community of twelve thousand — was open from 5 a.m. until the last troop train of the day pulled away after midnight. By war’s end they provided welcoming words, friendship, and baskets of food to more than six million GIs.

Based on interviews with North Platte residents and the GIs who once passed through, Bob Greene unearths and reveals a classic, lost-in-the-mists-of-time American story of a grateful country honoring its brave and dedicated sons.

Once Upon a Town Audiobook Narrator

Fritz Weaver is the narrator of Once Upon a Town audiobook that was written by Bob Greene

About the Author(s) of Once Upon a Town

Bob Greene is the author of Once Upon a Town

Award-winning journalist Bob Greene is the author of six New York Times bestsellers and a frequent contributor to the New York Times Op-Ed page.

Once Upon a Town Full Details

Narrator Fritz Weaver
Length 6 hours 5 minutes
Author Bob Greene
Publisher HarperAudio
Release date October 03, 2006
ISBN 9780061172311

Subjects

According to HarperAudio, the Publisher of Once Upon a Town Audiobook, Once Upon a Town includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is History, United States, 20th Century

Additional info

The imprint is HarperAudio. It is supplied by HarperAudio. The ISBN-13 is 9780061172311.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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