On This Day…October 17th
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The Enterprise arriving in New York City on October 17, 1945. She had just returned from Pearl to the US mainland with almost 1,500 servicemen for discharge, and was in the Big Apple for the upcoming Navy Day celebrations. It is very hard to imagine the joy those men were feeling.
A Sherman tank of 4th County of London Yeomanry fording the Volturno river at Grazzanise, 17 October 1943…