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Mail in WW II

Mail in WW II

With today’s Skype, IMs, and e-mails, communication with those in battle zones it’s instantaneous. Not so in WW II. Letters sometimes took four weeks to reach their intended target. A¬†GIs letter was first censored to make sure the author didn’t divulge any information as to where they were in case the letter fell into enemy hands. The 8 1/2″ x 11″ letter was then photographed and shrunk to 4″ x 5″ in order to save space on planes. The soldier…

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