Home                   Catalog                   World War 2                   World War 1                  Links


Patton's Troubleshooters Book                        Patton's Troubleshooters DVD





Contributions From Our Readers

 By Terry D. Janes


From one reader (You know who you are; Thanks!) comes the following:



The Mauretania is shown here docked at the C&O Pier, at Newport News, Va. In September 1942.  On board, were 2036 German prisoners who were turned over to the Canadian military.  The Mauretania is well known to many G.I.'s, including the 80th Infantry Division and 702nd Tank Battalion as their transport from the United States to Britain.  In this photo, you can just make out the name on the prow, which was painted-over for wartime use, for camouflage purposes.




 Return To 80th Division Article Index


Return To The World War Two Index


Return To Main Page



By visiting this site, you agree to the terms and conditions

of our Visitor Agreement. Please read. Privacy Policy

2017 Opinicus Publishing Company-All Rights Reserved