CL-41 Tribute Home

USS Philadelphia - Homeward Bound

Frank Paukstis is on the right.

This photo and all above are from my Dad's album

The photo at left is from the album of _____ Bittenbender

From the Abum of Doc Rountree
Operation Magic Carpet 1945 - Bringing the troops home from Europe
According to several veterans at the 2011 reunion, this unit of black soldiers had been guarding Nazi prisoners at Nuremberg

From Bittenbender Album