Hollywood at War, Marlene Dietrich, performed on the front lines, often at great peril—earned the Medal of Freedom

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  1. May 25, 2014

    This is the first photo I’ve ever seen of her where she looks like a “regular gal”. You can even see where her real eyebrows are. Great shot!

    • May 26, 2014

      That’s the first thing I thought, too. There are a lot of snaps from that period where you see through the “star” to her heart and humanity—she was amazing.

  2. Heather in Arles
    May 26, 2014

    Absolutely amazing!

  3. May 26, 2014

    What a marvellous photo of her. Several years ago around Memorial Day, I stumbled across a documentary about Dietrich’s war work. Incredible gal. I’ve always liked her, but loved her after learning what she’d done to bring joy and smiles to men like my grandfather.

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