Le Havre offered a setting for the large-scale U.S. exodus from the War. Tens of thousands of GI’s gathered in the Cigarette Camps, including Camp Home Run where my dad Bernard McKenzie spent his final days in-continent.
A view of Camp Home Run. Notice the German fort surrounding the camp.
Bernard McKenzie, Camp Home Run, Sanvic, France, June 26, 1945
M. P.’s out on a little stroll in Le Havre, France. Many white and negro troops were stationed in Le Havre.
Bernard McKenzie, June 26, 1945