Once Upon A Town
The Miracle of the North Platte CanteenLarge Print - 2002
From Library Staff
This is a fascinating true story about the North Platte Canteen provided by volunteers for soldiers going oversears on troop trains during WWII. Recommended for reading aloud to seniors and as a tribute to WWII veterans and to the volunteers who served them.
SENIORLISTS May 03, 2012
Bob Greene reveals the story of the North Platte Canteen. During World War II volunteers from North Platte Nebraska met every troop train giving welcoming words and home made food to over 6 million GIs.