[Digital South Asia Library]

Keagle Photo Archive

Title The trip home A larger version of this photograph is available by clicking on the small size photo below.

[The trip home]
Photographer Robert Keagle
Date 1945
Subject military, bridge, soldiers, boats
Notes American combat veterans boarding troopship in Calcutta harbor for trip home after end of WWII, fall 1945. Trip required almost three months, including stop at Ceylon. Route was up through Suez Canal, the Med. Sea and across Atlantic. These images made with cheap camera, so not as sharp as could be desired, but they are authentic."
Location Calcutta
Original negative held