Lunchbox Lecture: "Operation: Magic Carpet" by Collin Makamson

Join us for a digital Lunchbox Lecture about the last great troop movement of World War II—Operation: Magic Carpet.

September 16 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
+ Add to calendar 2020-09-16 11:00:00 AM 2020-09-16 12:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Lunchbox Lecture: "Operation: Magic Carpet" by Collin Makamson Join us for a digital Lunchbox Lecture about the last great troop movement of World War II—Operation: Magic Carpet.

September marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the last great troop movement of World War II—Operation: Magic Carpet, the return of more than eight million American military personnel to the United States from the European, Pacific, and China-Burma-India theaters. This lecture will discuss the logistics and "points" system employed during Magic Carpet's 11-month operation, as well as an overview of the return routes and transport craft used in this mammoth military undertaking.

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