Friday, January 7, 1944
January 7, 1944
JFK retured from the war in the Solomon Islands and arrived in San Francisco bay on the USS Breton after his trans-Pacific transport from Tulagi in the South Pacific. He was reported to be physically and emotionally exhausted, but grateful to have survived the war and to be back in the States [1, p. 119], [3,p633]
His medic on the Breton was Robert Payne of Georgetown IL. He passed on 4/27/19 at the age of 92.