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My father departed the European theatre on March 28, 1946 and arrived in the U.S. on September 15, 1946.  Prior to that voyage, he departed the U.S. on March 8, 1946 and arrived in the European theatre on March 23, 1946.  Can you tell me which ships he travelled on?  I would be most grateful.  My father's army serial number was 44 161 283.  He was discharged on November 29, 1946.  Thank you for your help!  Rev. Tom

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Dear Padre,
       Thank you for your question.  In it you typed "Prior to that voyage, he departed the U.S. on March 8, 1946 and arrived in the European theatre on March 23, 1946."  Regrettably, I have no FACTS to share with you as per said voyage.
       In your question you typed "My father departed the European theatre on March 28, 1946 and arrived in the U.S. on September 15, 1946."  A five & a half month voyage, I believe an error was made by someone.  Considering your father's arrival in the E.T.O. was March 23, 1946, he would not have departed the E.T.O. five days later for a five & a half month voyage.  In my opinion, the error in question should be corrected to a departure of the E.T.O. on August 28, 1946.  Regardless, I have no FACTS to share with you as per said voyage(s).  
       Good Luck with your quest.

  Respectfully,
   Richard V. Horrell
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Can answer: World War Two. Specifically, the troop transport ships that took US Military Personnel overseas & returned them to the US, 1941-47. Also, unit history of US Army QM, Signal, MP, Ordnance, Medical, Transportation & Engineer units that served during WW 2. The more obscure units are my specialty. If you have the APO that a Veteran sent letters from or received letters at, I can look up the history of that APO.

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A lifelong study of WW 2, including participation as a WW 2 Re-enactor, 1980-2002. Also, interviewing over 400 WW 2 Veterans about their role in WW 2.

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AASLH, Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society

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Over 800 Profiles that I have written for client's about their loved one's role in WW 2.

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BA, History & Political Science (19th & 20th Century European History) Webster University, Webster Groves, MO.

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Assisting the National Archives on numerous occasions during the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of WW 2, 1991-95.

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Respectfully, I do not disclose the names of the clients I deal with. I have a confidentially agreement with them.

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