"You've Got To Cross The Atlantic To Get To The Pacific," released by the War Department Music Branch, No. 515A, 1945.
flipFlip to Doris Day and Les Brown, New York, NY, July, 1946.
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Credit: National Archives and Marr Sound Archives -Special Collections. Miller Nichols Library - University of Missouri - Kansas City.

During World War II, Les Brown, the Andrews Sisters, and other popular musicians recorded songs for the Music Branch of the Army Service Forces. On this V-Disc released soon after VE Day, Doris Day sang a love song for the GI who had to cross the Pacific "before he comes home to me."

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