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G I Had Fun, first released in 1945, is the inspiring international warfare account by way of major-league baseball participant and trainer Al Schacht. Schacht, referred to as the “Clown Prince of Baseball” for his hilarious antics, entertained hundreds of thousands of troops in North Africa, Sicily, and the South Pacific on a number of USO excursions. because the book's jacket states, G I Had Fun is written “not as a comic book attempting to placed over a gag, yet as a humble man or woman who has been deeply moved via what he has noticeable. there's a intensity of sincerity and feeling, in addition to humor, that's thoroughly honest.” To the GI faraway from domestic, his efforts have been a lot loved and preferred, and an incredible advance to the men's morale. Schacht could later open a well-liked eating place in big apple urban and occasionally practice his comedy exercises for his visitors. He kicked the bucket in 1984. integrated is one photograph.

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