Tag Archives: World War II

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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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 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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Veterans Day

Thank you to all our veterans of the past and present! Without them we wouldn’t be where we are today!

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Message from a Sailor: Frank Laine

“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

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