Invasion Force - Japan

On VE Day we were tied up in the artificial harbour of Arronmanche.

We went ashore and were greeted with many hugs and kisses. We had a lecture from the Mayor and we then feasted and drank until we went back aboard the ship.

I wondered what would come next but in 4 weeks we had paid off the ship, been on leave and were on RMS Strathern bound for Bombay.

Submitted by Albert Leslie Wiltshire

Photo: Mr Albert Leslie Wiltshire, wireman on LCT 706

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