"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."
The National Postal Museum website says a roll of the film containing about 1,700 messages weighed 5.5 ounces.
He writes about the boat ride to North Africa and the "thrill" of seeing a Liberator bomber flying overhead.
It seems I've found the source of APO information I have been looking for.
Now I know I was wrong. Since posting an earlier blog update, I've gotten new information.