People: Nominee

Mrs. Winston Churchill was nominated Woman of 1943 by the London Daily Express, which observed that she "did what every woman in these isles would give her soul to do; she went out to fetch her man home" (see p. 75).

Alexander Vassilevsky, chief of the Red Army General Staff, was the Express's Man of the Year.

Betty Grable's unborn child (by trumpeting Husband Harry James) was nominated Babe of the Year.

Gary Cooper, entertaining troops in the South Pacific, was chosen by Army Air Forces Corporal John Richardson, too busy to be fetched home,...

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