Robert Matzen

Oct 24, 2016

Mission

Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe

GoodKnight Books 2016

purchase at bookshop.org Jimmy Stewart has a well-deserved reputation as one of the major stars of the classic film era. Yet his life was greatly affected by his experiences as a bomber pilot in World War II. Robert Matzen, author of the book, Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe (GoodKnight Books, 2016), reviews Stewart's life in a military family and his role in the allied victory in Europe. He also discusses how the war affected Stewarts immediate post-war film career.

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