Blast From My Past
The Real Uncle Sam
Season 1, Ep. 4
He wants YOU to join the U.S. Army. But who is this Uncle Sam in that iconic recruitment poster? It turns out that he was based on a real person — and this is his fascinating story.
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Welcome to Blast From My Past01:24Blast From My Past is a brand-new podcast sharing incredible true stories about family discoveries, presented by MyHeritage. Launches March 1.