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Aeolus, Brest Harbor, France

Aeolus, Brest Harbor, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 1919
The USS Aeolus is in the harbor at Brest, France. This Navy transport ship brought 27,000 healthy and wounded men back to the United States after World War I. Hughes, a member of the 13th Field Artillery of the 4th Division, took this photo in July 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor - Headlands, France

Brest Harbor - Headlands, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
In July 1919, Captain Hughes photographed some of his fellow soldiers aboard the USS Zeelandia. The USS Zeelandia was leaving Brest Harbor, France, headed to America after the Army of Occupation ended. At this time Hughes was a member of the 13th FA, 4th Division. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor - Zeelandia, France

Brest Harbor - Zeelandia, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
In July 1919, Captain Hughes photographed fellow soldiers resting on the deck of the USS Zeelandia which made seven voyages between Europe and the United States returning American troops home after the war. During those voyages, she repatriated 15,737 American soldiers. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor - fishing smacks, France

Brest Harbor - fishing smacks, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 1919
Captain James Hughes, a member of the 13th Field Artillery of the 4th Division at the time of his departure aboard the USS Zeelandia from Brest, France in July, 1919, photographed some fishing smacks in the harbor. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor - fishing smacks, France

Brest Harbor - fishing smacks, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 1919
Captain James Hughes, a member of the 13th Field Artillery of the 4th Division, photographed these French fishermen on smacks as the Navy transport, USS Zeelandia sailed out of Brest Harbor, France in July,1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor - going out, France

Brest Harbor - going out, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
The French shore is in the background in this photo taken by Captain James Hughes, a member of the 13th Field Artillery of the 4th Division, as the Navy transport, USS Zeelandia, sailed out of Brest Harbor. The ship was loaded with American soldiers returning after the Army of Occupation duty had ended. From 11 November 1918 to 31 July 1919, the USS Zeelandia made seven voyages between Europe and the United States returning American troops home after the war. During those voyages, she repatriated 15,737 American soldiers. This photo was taken in July, 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor - left, France

Brest Harbor - left, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 1919
Captain Hughes of the 13th F.A., 4th Division is on his way home after serving several months in Europe during World War I and as part of the Army of Occupation after the armistice. He is aboard the USS Zeelandia and leaving Brest Harbor, July 1919. France can be seen on the left of the ship. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor - right, France

Brest Harbor - right, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 1919
The Navy transport ship, the Zeelandia, is leaving Brest Harbor, France in July, 1919. Captain Hughes of the 13th F.A., 4th Division, along with several other soldiers are aboard. In the harbor are several large Navy vessels. France can be seen in the distance. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Brest Harbor, France

Brest Harbor, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
Captain James Hughes, a member of the 13th Field Artillery of the 4th Division, took this photo showing the French shore, as he sailed out of Brest Harbor on the Navy transport USS Zeelandia. This photo was taken in July, 1919. Several naval ships are visible in the harbor. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Col. Wright Smith, Zeelandia

Col. Wright Smith, Zeelandia
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 27, 1919
Captain Hughes photographed Colonel Wright Smith on the USS Navy Transport Zeelandia, July 27, 1919. Hughes, Colonel Smith and many other soldiers were on their way back to the United States. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Lighter Cuba, Brest Harbor, France

Lighter Cuba, Brest Harbor, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 1919
Captain James Hughes, a member of the 13th Field Artillery of the 4th Division at the time of his departure aboard the USS Zeelandia from Brest Harbor, France in July, 1919, photographed a ship he called the Lighter Cuba. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Los Angeles Port of Embarkation, Wilmington, California

Los Angeles Port of Embarkation, Wilmington, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: December, 1945
This black and white photograph shows soldiers, returning from the South Pacific theater of war, at the Los Angeles Port of Embarkation in Wilmington, California. The Port received over 100,000 returning servicemen in December, 1945.


Los Angeles Port of Embarkation, Wilmington, California

Los Angeles Port of Embarkation, Wilmington, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: December, 1945
This black and white photograph shows a ship filled with returning soldiers and sailors from the South Pacific at the Los Angeles Port of Embarkation in Wilmington, California. The Port received over 100,000 returning servicemen in December, 1945.


Soldiers leaving a transport ship at the Los Angeles Port Embarkation, Wilmington, California

Soldiers leaving a transport ship at the Los Angeles Port Embarkation, Wilmington, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1945
Soldiers returning from the South Pacific are shown leaving a transport ship at the Los Angeles Port Embarkation, Wilmington, California.


United States' Landing Ship Tanks

United States' Landing Ship Tanks
Creator: United States Navy
Date: Between May 27, 1944 and August 17, 1944
This black and white photograph shows a fleet of United States' naval ships, referred to as Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs), bound for the Japanese army at Biak Island.


World War II Naval operations, Kiska, Alaska

World War II Naval operations, Kiska, Alaska
Date: Between August 1943 and September 1943
This photograph shows United States Naval LCT's delivering supplies to Allied forces on the shores of Kiska, Alaska during World War II.


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