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May 23, 2018


PFC Eddie Fisher US Army (Served 1951-1953)

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PFC Eddie Fisher

US Army

(Served 1951-1953)

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Short Bio: Fisher was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951, sent to Fort Hood, Texas for basic training, and served a year in Korea. From 1952 to 1953, he was the official vocal soloist for The United States Army Band (Pershing’s Own) and a tenor section member in the United States Army Band Chorus (an element of Pershing’s Own) assigned at Fort Myer in the Washington, D.C. Military District. During his active duty period, he also made occasional guest television appearances, in uniform, introduced as “PFC Eddie Fisher”. After his discharge, he began to sing in top nightclubs and had a variety television series, Coke Time with Eddie Fisher on NBC (1953-1957).

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  1. Rose Rentzel
    Apr 20 2019

    When I was a baby Eddie hide out at our house when he was in Ft Hood. My dad was his Sergeant. He’d watch me so my parents could go out. According to my mom Debby Reynolds would come to our house also. Mom used to say that Debbie chased him. Guess she finally caught him.



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