Category Archives: Military Messages

Message from a Solider: P.F.C. Arthur Zellner

“Hello Hank, Hoping everything is fine. Had a chance to visit Brussels, Belgium. What a place. Everything is as modern as New York. Nite clubs and all, and just as expensive. Everytime I opened my mouth it cost me a … 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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Message from a Soldier: Bronen Brothers #6

“Dear Mom + Pop, I still don’t know if I will have time to finish the letter I started yesterday, but I will send one to you, a big one. Love Jack.” Maybe Jack would be able to finish his … Continue reading

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A Moth Leads an Awful Life

I found this card at my last meeting, and I originally passed it over. The front just shows a barge entering the Memphis Terminals in Memphis, Tennessee. But then I read the message on the back: “And then there was … Continue reading

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