Kilroy Was Here by Charles Osgood
The Best American Humor From World War II

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War is hell, but it can also be hilarious. Now, inspired by a ubiquitous piece of graffiti that servicemen left behind during World War II, Emmy Award-winning television journalist Charles Osgood has collected an assortment of classic stories and comic tales that celebrate the good humour that buoyed spirits throughout the world.
 

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Charles Osgood, who has been dubbed CBS News' "poet in residence," writes and anchors The Osgood File four times daily over the CBS Radio Network, and anchors CBS News Sunday Morning. He is the winner of three Emmys and three Peabody Awards. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Jean. They have five children.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Hyperion. 188 pages
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment, War, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Originating as a chalked inspection notice in a Quincy, Mass., shipyard, the sketch of bald-headed Kilroy launched a thousand ships and eventually became the most familiar globe-trotting graffiti o

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