22 Nov 1945

France
  • USS Portland arrived at Le Havre, France for the embarkation of US troops for transportation to the United States as part of Operation Magic Carpet. ww2dbase [Portland | Le Havre | DS]
23 Nov 1945

France
  • USS Portland departed Le Havre, France bound for New York, New York, United States with 1,242 US Army personnel for transportation to the United States as part of Operation Magic Carpet. ww2dbase [Portland | Le Havre | DS]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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