Forties Glam, part 3


For about three months in 1945, the Boston was stateside being repaired at the Navy Yard in San Pedro.  The guys all had three-week leaves (in two shifts).  When they returned to the ship, there was plenty of liberty time for all.  From Baked Beans, Vol 3, Bob Knight tells us:

My aunt had a cousin who lived in Hollywood, right next door to Walt Disney.  I got to meet Walt and tour some of the studios.  Jane Russell was just coming in at that time and I got a quick peek at her in the studio.

Jane Russell

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