20 September, 2012

20 September 1945


Note: The last letter was 18 September 1945.
The remainder of entries are paperwork and mementos.



FRONT AND BACK OF PARIS TROOPS PASS
Seine Section, Central Registration Bureau
Showing Stay at the American Red Cross Independence Club
Hotel de Crillon, 10 Place de la Concorde, Paris, France
from at least 20 September to 23 September 1945
(The pass was only good for 72 hours... Was there a later Pass?

Hotel de Crillon on VE Day, 8 May 1945 (above)
and today (below)


SHIPPING TICKET
For items that would travel by ship
Dated 20 September 1945
Signed as received at Fort Devens on 10 October 1945


Fort Devens Post Headquarters in 1945 (above)
and an aerial view of the former Fort today (below)

The Fort was closed in the mid-1990s.
It was sold for $575,000 in June of 2012 to become a movie production studio.

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