Printed Program, Boxing Match: "Smoker: U. S. S. John Land vs Passengers," October 20, 1945.

Probable ownership of the program may be as noted in ink on page [1]: Pl Sgt Dan Reap, Pl. 591, N.C.R & R.C. M.C.B, San Diego, 40, Calif. 
Landscape orientation and folded with 2 columns of names, weight and probable hometown information next to each boxer,  The boxers representing John Land are listed on left matched against the boxers identified as "Passengers"  listed on right.  Penciled notation * and 0 next to individual matches on page 2.

In late September, 1945, USS John Land (AP-167) participated in the ". . . Operation "Magic Carpet" duties, loading some of the hundreds of thousands of Pacific veterans headed home to the United States. . .  made three more "Magic-Carpet" voyages to the western Pacific over the next six months. . . " FROM: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Department of the Navy. Naval Historical Center. Revised: 08 February 2008, by Dr. Timothy L. Francis.

Format: Letter
Language: English
Published: 1945
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