1943: The Big Scrap Metal Drive, 21,676 Ration Books and Winston Churchill Returns to Santa Fe.

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Did you know that, in 1943, a US Army intelligence officer worked as a bellboy at La Fonda hotel to keep an eye out for wartime spies? I'm Art Encinias, born and raised in Santa Fe, and each week I explore my hometown's hidden history on the Santa Fe Hometown Project. Join me on an amazing trip through time and spend one year in the life of one city, the city of Santa Fe, my hometown.