21 August 2010

Hello, 60th Division

From The Daily Times on this day in 1945:

Queen Mary Brings More Troops Home

NEW YORK Aug. 21 (UP) - The Queen Mary and three other transports, carrying 16,658 troops, dock here today.

Many members of the 60th Division arrive aboard the Queen Mary which carried 14,809 soldiers who will go to Camp Kilmer, N. J., for processing.

Other ships arriving were the Hawaiian Shipper, with 1,819 troops diverted from the Pacific; Occidental Victory, 29 troops, and the Sarah J. Hale with two aboard.

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