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Leaving Pepperrell, 1945
Leaving Pepperrell, 1945

American soldiers prepare to leave Fort Pepperrell aboard the USS Claxmount Victory, August 1945. Following the end of the war, the base was maintained at reduced strength, and became Pepperrell Air Force Base in 1946.

Photographer unknown. Reproduced by the permission of the Maritime History Archive (PF-306.288), Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.
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