Looking Back at "News of the Men In Service"
Over the balance of this year, the Post Messenger Recorder will be running News of Men In Service, which ran on the front page, column 6 of each week’s New Glarus Post, compiled by Kim Tschudy
December 3, 2020
Wednesday, November 28, 1945
Herman Lufi, CM 1/c, USNR, of New Glarus, is on his way home. Lufi is one of 3,700 high-point veterans whom the “Magic Carpet” is bringing back to the States aboard the U.S.S. Saratoga.
The U.S.S. Saratoga—one of more than 250 carriers, battleships, cruisers, and attack transports in the Navy’s famed “Magic Carpet” fleet (carriers utilized to bring veterans back home) left Pearl Harbor, Wednesday, November 14, and is scheduled to arrive in San Francisco about Sunday, November 18. Passengers will go directly to Separation Centers nearest their homes...