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US forces Portsmouth
« on: Friday 29 January 21 11:02 GMT (UK) »
Hoping someone can help me to find out if there were any of the US forces based in Portsmouth December 1942. Probably a bit early in WW2 for them to be over here but you never know.

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« Reply #1 on: Friday 29 January 21 11:16 GMT (UK) »
The first US troops arrived in UK on January 26 1942.
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Re: US forces Portsmouth
« Reply #2 on: Friday 29 January 21 11:18 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for that Shaun, is there a list of any regiments based in Portsmouth December that year?


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Re: US forces Portsmouth
« Reply #3 on: Friday 29 January 21 11:57 GMT (UK) »
From the internet:

Portsmouth History Centre is also closed to visitors. Staff will continue to respond to research enquiries remotely at portsmouthhistorycentre AT portsmouthcc.gov.uk  or 023 9268 8046.

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An email or phone call might lead to more information.

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Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
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Re: US forces Portsmouth
« Reply #4 on: Friday 29 January 21 13:15 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Nanny Jan it's certainly worth a try  ;D