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Hollywood Comes to Albuquerque

My dad, George Edwin Farrar, spent time at the 383rd School Squadron in Albuquerque, New Mexico before heading overseas with the 384th Bombardment Group of the Eighth Air Force.  While in Albuquerque he had his photo made with Hollywood movie star Anne Shirley.

George Edwin Farrar and Movie Star Anne Shirley

George Edwin Farrar and Movie Star Anne Shirley

Another photo of my dad and Anne Shirley.  The man on the right and the man in the background are not identified.

George Edwin Farrar on left with movie Star Anne Shirley 383rd School Squadron in Albuquerque, New Mexico

George Edwin Farrar on left with movie Star Anne Shirley
383rd School Squadron in Albuquerque, New Mexico

He was even able to get her autograph…

Movie Star Anne Shirley's Autograph

Movie Star Anne Shirley’s Autograph

My dad also crossed paths with Margie Stewart, the official poster girl of the United States Army during WWII.

George Edwin Farrar with official United States Army Poster Girl Margie Stewart

George Edwin Farrar with official United States Army Poster Girl Margie Stewart

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