Tag Archives: 1944

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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Private Bunkichi Matsuyoshi and Japanese Americans in WWII

I won the free soldier’s mail card below at an auction at my club’s postcard meeting in September. It actually may have been one I donated, because I don’t like when cards have the recipient’s name crossed out. But what … 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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Message from a Soldier: Bronen Brothers #4

The last Bronen card I posted was postmarked February 23, 1944 from Murry to his parents. Several days later, Murry’s brother Jack sent him a postcard from Greensboro, North Carolina. “Dear Murry, nothing doing today, it seems we have the … Continue reading

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Message from a Soldier: Bronen Brothers #3

The next Bronen Brothers card was again mailed from Murray to his parents, but he has since left Peterson Field. As of February 1944, Murray’s new address is at the air base in Mountain Home, Idaho, six months after the … Continue reading

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Message to a Soldier: Arnold Johansen

I usually don’t seek out postcards that go from a sender to someone in the military, but sometime around September 2014 I found multiple cards that were mailed from Arnold Johansen, an Apprentice Seaman at the time this card was … Continue reading

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Message from a Marine: Cpl. Bob Pinkerton

This is a pretty standard card made for the Marine Corps. It was mailed in January 1944 from Camp Le Jeune in North Carolina. I have a couple others just like it, and the backs were completely blank for a┬ámessage: … Continue reading

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