“They have nice cold beer in the towns around here and the only reason we drink it is because it tastes like the nice cool water we get back there.” … More Seeking a Shaving Brush, a Mirror and Some Candy
The National Postal Museum website says a roll of the film containing about 1,700 messages weighed 5.5 ounces. … More A Few Words about V-mail, a Precursor to Today’s Email
He writes about the boat ride to North Africa and the “thrill” of seeing a Liberator bomber flying overhead. … More ‘It’s a Pretty Barren Place, This North Africa’
It seems I’ve found the source of APO information I have been looking for. … More Learning More About Tracking Army Post Office Movements
Now I know I was wrong. Since posting an earlier blog update, I’ve gotten new information. … More UPDATE: New Information on Babe’s Departure Point from the U.S.