Happy Thanksgiving From the Tenth Army, 1944

This menu showcased the Thanksgiving dinner enjoyed by the Tenth Army, stationed at Schofield Barracks on Oahu, Hawaii on Thanksgiving Day of 1944. They may have been in the middle of the Pacific, but everyone got a little “taste of home.”

Tenth Army Thanksgiving Menu 1944 1 WM
front and back cover – “But…. remember… NO SICK CALL FRIDAY!”
Tenth Army Thanksgiving Menu 1944 2 WM
APO 357 Thanksgiving Day ’44 Menu – Florida Grapefruit Juice, Roast Stuffed Vermont (or Nebraska) Turkey, Giblet Gravy, Cape Cod Cranberries, Kansas Hot Rolls, S. L. Bread, Wisconsin Butter, Mashed L.I. Potatoes, Buttered Illinois Peas, Creamed Iowa Corn, Sweet Pickles & Olives, Southern Choc. Cake, New England Pumpkin Pie, California Oranges, Washington Apples, Lemonade, Coffee

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving from us at Veteran Voices!

Now who wants some New England Pumpkin Pie?


From the personal scrapbook of Lt. Hubert B. Braden, Jr. 

Want to see more from Lt. Braden’s scrapbook? Click here.


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