The Year of 1946 (I was 19 years old)

What was happening in the world:

What was happening in the USA:

What was happening in California:

What was happening in sports:

What was happening at the movies:

Memorable songs:

What was happening in my life:

<---- My time in the Philippines

What was happening in 1947 ---->

A picture of my family in Oakland in 1946.

Christmas 1946
I was back with the Family at our place on 19th Street. It was almost like my Army days had never happened.

Camp Beale from a distance.

Camp Beale in 1946
On December 8, I was discharged here - I was once again a free citizen.

My medals from serving in the Army during WW II. At the Cypress Cemetery in Petaluma.

Liberty ship at Fort Mason in San Francisco
It was similar to the one that brought me home from the war in the Pacific.

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