Homeward Herald, January 13, 1946 - final edition

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Title

Homeward Herald, January 13, 1946 - final edition

Description

Oversized - WWII Drawings. Homeward Herald, the final edition, 13 January 1946.
(1) Front page is a cartoon style drawing of men on shore next to the boat under a sign the reads "Welcome Home." A band plays in the background; one soldier is chasing a woman, two others on their knees with one kissing the ground and the other raising their hands to the heavens.
(2) a printed letter from Major Charles F. Glass, Office of the Army Service Forces Transport Coordinator in the Headquarters on the S.S. President Johnson.
(3) a poem written by Robert C. Poole titled, "Guide Them Safely Home." Under the poem is a "Welcome Home" note and remarks titled, "Pop Says:" by Sgt. H. F. 'Pop' Luebke, editor.
(4) "Chaplain's Corner" with a letter written by Carmen C. Decker.
(5) "Information and Education Your New Job and Your Old 'Mos';" information on how to behave once they got back to the States.
(6) the 694th Field Artillery Battalion and the Officers with the sequence of events during the war. In the upper left corner is a cartoon of soldiers shooting heavy a artillery gun.
(7) the 779th Tank Battalion with the sequence of events during the war. In the upper left is a cartoon with a soldier on a tank.
(8) the 757th Field Artillery Battalion with the sequence of events during the war. In the upper left is a cartoon with six soldiers in a track vehicle pulling a Howitzer.
(9) "Casual Companies," describing the replacement certer officers in charge of the 23 casual company camps. In the upper left is a cartoon with a soldier sitting on a bunk shining his boots.
(10) "Awards and Decorations" Under the banner reads," Aboard the S.S. President Johnson, entering San Francisco harbor, are 34 men authorized awards and decoration by the War Department. To these high honors from their country we add our deepest personal thanks and our best wishes for a happy and prosperous future." Below begins a list of names of men who have been honored with awards and decorated for bravery.
(11) continuation of the "Awards and Decorations" list of names of men who have been honored with awards and decorated for bravery.
(12) continuation of the "Awards and Decorations" list of names of men who have been honored with awards and decorated for bravery. At the bottom are three drawn medals.
(13) "1946 Things to Remember," with a list of task to be completed to complete discharge from service once returning state side.

Date

1946-01-13

Rights

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In Copyright: Hamersly Library has determined, as of 05/12/2020, this item is in copyright, which is held by Alfred P. Maurice.

Type

Image; Text

Citation

“Homeward Herald, January 13, 1946 - final edition
,” Omeka @ WOU, accessed September 19, 2021, https://omeka.wou.edu/document/1123.