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May 5, 2015

Major Theodore Geisel “Dr Suess” USAAF (1943-1945)

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Major Theodore Geisel “Dr Suess”

US Army Air Force


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Short Bio: Creator of “Cat in the Hat” got his start in the USAAF. Too old for the draft, but wanting to contribute to the war effort, Ted served with Frank Capra’s Signal Corps (U.S. Army) making training movies. It was here that he was introduced to the art of animation and developed a series of animated training films featuring a trainee called Private Snafu.

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