Troopship USS General J. C. Breckinridge (AP-176) transports soldiers home from Europe right after World War II
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:1 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The troopship USS General J. C. Breckinridge (AP-176) is seen being guided by tugboats as she makes her way to the pier, while carrying U.S. troops home from Europe at end of World War 2. View of the upper deck jammed with soldiers, waving happily. A large banner is displayed showing Division patch of the Tenth Armored "Tiger" Division and the key places they operated in Germany as the first im General Patton's Third Army in Germany, during the war. More views of soldiers waving. Many stand in the ship's lifeboats. Troops carrying their gear in dufflebags as they disembark from the ship. Friends and relatives standing behind a fence waiting to greet the returning soldiers.
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