Category Archives: Military

Too Good to be True #2

I have totally slacked over the last month! The weather stopped being nice and I started to get lazy after work. At my club’s meeting last weekend I got a bunch of soldier’s mail cards, including the “Too Good to … Continue reading

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Fort Benning, Georgia

Fort Benning’s history goes back to October 1918¬†for basic training during World War I. Per armybases.org– “Today, the Infantry School as well as the permanent buildings that were completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps are still at Fort Benning. In … Continue reading

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Message from a Solider: Lt. R.L. Roudebush

“Dear Glad- Thought this might add to your collection. Letter following Yours, Bob.” This is a pretty basic message, however the interesting thing about this card is that is was postmarked in Okinawa (A.P.O. 902 at the time it was … Continue reading

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Message from a Soldier: Pvt. Arthur Elsasser Jr.

“Hello kids Here is a distant view of our barracks, not ours but what ours looks like. They’re all alike. Just thought I’d let you know we don’t sleep in tents here. They couldn’t be tents, they have glass windows. … Continue reading

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Message from a Soldier: Bronen Brothers #7

The next Bronen brothers card was mailed September 9, 1944. It is from the batch of newer Bronen cards I got at my club’s show in the beginning of December. Jack mailed the card to their parents from Scott Field … Continue reading

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Message from a Soldier: Sgt. K. Rowe

“Hello folks, Met Miss Texas, Michigan + Chicago today of the beauty contest. They came over to squadron headquarters to visit our outfit. If I can find time will send you a picture of them and also the winner of … Continue reading

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WWI Devil Dogs Returning Home

The card above is from WWI, which I only buy soldier’s mail from WWI when I find cards in quarter boxes. This card isn’t even soldier’s mail, it is unused, but I thought the image was really neat. You can … Continue reading

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