ABOARD THE USS PROVIDENCE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1945
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On offer is a “Diary of Trip to Europe,” by an enlisted soldier of the USS Providence (CL-82) almost immediately after the end of World War 2. The name on the back of the book is Bernard B. Stone. His address is listed as Bellflower, California and “Long Beach Army Air Base” is written under his name. This fascinating document, traces the entirety of activities and duties, everyday, of the officer from November 7th, 1945 to June 25, 1946. The ship departed Boston, and travels first to Piraeus, Greece, in December. Throughout the trip, the ship anchors at numerous cities and countries a... View More...