Tag Archives: Navy
“Dearest Patty: How’s your scrap book coming, dear? I’m afraid I’ve just about run out of pictures but will keep on looking. Love Daddy.” I have several cards from Specialist Frank Laine that he sent to his daughter of Hawaii. … Continue reading
When browsing through military postcards, chances are you’ll find a card featuring the U.S. Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois. There are a lot of real photo postcards that aren’t one of a kind. The U.S.N.T.C. was imagined in 1905 … Continue reading
While a lot of Mutoscope cards show pin-ups, and not all of them are even postcards, this card is a military comic of a sailor being shot out of the ship’s guns. “I didn’t know he was still cleaning inside!” … Continue reading
There is a series of Dick Tracy postcards from World War II where every card has lines in Dick Tracy’s speech balloon to be filled in. The soldier who sent this Dick Tracy card was also named Dick, but instead … Continue reading
This postcard gives a nice breakdown of of all the different insignia for the Army and the Navy. A “guide” like this is useful when looking at old photos of soldiers dressed in uniform. The sender, Cliff Eddy, circled the … Continue reading
Yesterday was the South Jersey Postcard Club’s postcard show, the club that I belong to. I am still in the process of scanning everything in from yesterday. There was a good turnout of people and lots of great cards! I … Continue reading
Take a moment today to be thankful for past and present veterans! Here are some young Navy men at camp.