Army veteran from Akron remembers attending historic show featuring comedian, entertainer Jack Benny weeks after V-E Day
A moment in time: A GI’s snapshot captured July 4, 1945
Published: July 3, 2013 - 10:48 PM
By Jim Carney
Beacon Journal staff writer
Jack Benny, violinist and comedian, is carried on the shoulders of a group of soldiers July 4,1945 through a crowd of 40,000 GIs. The GIs were attending Benny's show for servicemen at the Stadium at Nuremberg, Germany. Akron native John King, immediately to the left of Jack Benny snaps a picture while standing next to his friend Tony Sipich. (AP Photo/William C. Allen)
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