c. 1965
7.5 in HIGH x 9.33 in WIDE
(19.05 cm HIGH x 23.70 cm WIDE)
Collection of the Oakland Museum of California

Lined piece of paper attached to the back, "Army Troops loading on an MSC troop ship at Oakland around 1965. The last troop ships left Oakland for Vietnam in 1966. After that all passengers moved by commercial or military air service." Photo shows a group of army soldiers waiting their turn to walk up the ramp to board the navy ship. The soldiers all have their duffle bags and weapons slung over their shoulders. In the backgroup are two naval officers standing a short distance away watching the proceedings. Also in the background is a large freight crane.

Used: U.S. Army | Oakland Army Base

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