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Another year flying out the window

12-16-17 We have recently had several folks reach out with pictures of their Boston family member.  I will post those up when I can.  We also heard from Judith Armstrong.  She sent this picture of her dad and pals at … Continue reading

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Radar and The USS Boston

I came across this picture when I was looking at Photographs from NARA.  Obviously this was censored because it showed the top secret radar installation on the destroyer next to the Boston. When the Boston returned in Early 1945 to … Continue reading

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Pics Occupation Duty

11-10-17 More looks at Occupation Duty:   All photos from the National Archives, retrieved by Bill (with help from Rivka)

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More OCCUPATION DUTY

11-4-17 After the Signing of the Documents of Surrender, the next four months (Occupation Duty) seems anti-climactic somehow.  The Navy had the onerous task of getting millions of sailors home   –  a reverse order lottery –  during which time men … Continue reading

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OCCUPATION DUTY

10-21-17 Without a doubt, the Signing of the Documents of Surrender on Sept 2, 1945 filled the sailors on the Boston with satisfaction, closure and thoughts of returning Home. From Frank Studenski’s War Diary: September 4, 1945:    Today after … Continue reading

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