(Lee Marvin said,) "at Iwo, I served under  the bravest man I ever knew... what he did for his Navy Cross made mine look cheap. He stood on Red beach and directed his  troops to move forward off the beach..  Bullets flying by, with mortar rounds landing everywhere and he  stood there as the main target of gunfire so that he could get his  men to safety. more than once because his men's safety was more important than his own life." The Sergeant's name: Bob Keeshan - Captain Kangaroo.

(Lee Marvin said,) "at Iwo, I served under the bravest man I ever knew... what he did for his Navy Cross made mine look cheap. He stood on Red beach and directed his troops to move forward off the beach.. Bullets flying by, with mortar rounds landing everywhere and he stood there as the main target of gunfire so that he could get his men to safety. more than once because his men's safety was more important than his own life." The Sergeant's name: Bob Keeshan - Captain Kangaroo.

Robert James Bob Keeshan (June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004) was an American television producer and actor. He is most notable as the title character of the childrens television program Captain Kangaroo, which became an icon for millions of people during its 30-year run from 1955 to 1984.

Robert James Bob Keeshan (June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004) was an American television producer and actor. He is most notable as the title character of the childrens television program Captain Kangaroo, which became an icon for millions of people during its 30-year run from 1955 to 1984.

1999-Robert James "Bob" Keeshin  (1927-2004) Actor & Producer / "Captain Kangaroo"

1999-Robert James "Bob" Keeshin (1927-2004) Actor & Producer / "Captain Kangaroo"

Robert James "Bob" Keeshan - American television producer and actor. He created and played the title role in the children's television program Captain Kangaroo, which ran from 1955 to 1984, the longest-running nationally broadcast children's television program of its day.

Robert James "Bob" Keeshan - American television producer and actor. He created and played the title role in the children's television program Captain Kangaroo, which ran from 1955 to 1984, the longest-running nationally broadcast children's television program of its day.

Painting of Bob Keeshan as Clarabell Hornblower for the 1990 Clown Hall of Fame induction

Painting of Bob Keeshan as Clarabell Hornblower for the 1990 Clown Hall of Fame induction

BOB KEESHAN  'CAPTAIN KANGAROO'  DEAD AT 74/ 1927- 2004/ PHIL: IT'S SHAQ'S TEAM

BOB KEESHAN 'CAPTAIN KANGAROO' DEAD AT 74/ 1927- 2004/ PHIL: IT'S SHAQ'S TEAM

Actor Lee Marvin (left) star of "The Dirty Dozen" movie franchise. Bob Keeshan (top right) aka "Captain Kangaroo", Mr. Rogers (bottom right). All 3 men, certified authentic war heroes. Who would've guessed.

Actor Lee Marvin (left) star of "The Dirty Dozen" movie franchise. Bob Keeshan (top right) aka "Captain Kangaroo", Mr. Rogers (bottom right). All 3 men, certified authentic war heroes. Who would've guessed.

Bob Keeshan Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com

Bob Keeshan Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com

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