During war, people were sending triangular folded letters, because of the envelope shortage.

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Poemas del río Wang: Triangular letters

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ration chart - interesting!

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Letters from World War ll. This will always be more romantic than emails or text messages.

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World War II Discussion Points

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Two American soldiers try to comfort an upset girl with a puppy. [World War II, 1944]

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WWII soldier feeding a kitten

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Dog With Marine In Foxhole, Saipan, Circa 1944

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The World at War

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HEROES. A pair of US Marines share their foxhole with an Okinawan boy who wandered into their lines, July 1945

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Once Upon a Time in War

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US Army medics treat and give comfort to an injured French girl, June 1944. The child was most likely caught in the crossfire of the Allies’ invasion. Army Combat Medics - Heroes!

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Once Upon A Time In War

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An American soldier with war orphans ‘adopted’ by his unit, London, 1943.

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Jimmy Stewart was also a B-24 pilot in World War Two and flew twenty missions over Europe. He flew with the 445th Bomb Group, US Eighth Air Force, out of England. He was a command pilot on many of these missions, and one of his planes was 'Four Yanks and a Jerk'. He ended the war as a command pilot and stayed in the Air Force Reserves until 1968, when he retired as a Brig. General. His last mission was on a B-52 Bomber. He earned 4 medals during his military career.

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Remembering World War Two Airmen: Jimmy Stewart--B-24 Pilot and Actor, Gets a Stamp

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Canadian soldiers en route to D-Day. The turning point for the allied forces. In other words the beginning of the end of the war.

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Historical Photos: WW2 D-Day Landings Full Boat!

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A soldier with his date at a Servicemen's Country Club, Illinois [1943]

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Door gunner wearing 'the bracelet'.

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Troopers of the 506th in the Bulge, winter 1944/45

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WWII Battle of the Bulge .. Screamin' Eagle Paratroopers on Edge. You Never Get Over It! The Free Must Pray For The Brave!

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America's oldest World War II veteran has turned 109. Richard Overton, an Army veteran of World War II now living in Austin, Texas. https://www.pinterest.com/busyqueen4u/pinterest-group-u-pin-it-here/

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America's oldest World War II veteran has turned 109, and he still smokes 12 cigars a day

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WWII German Soldier in A Gas Mask

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WWII Books for Middle Schoolers

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'Love Stories of WWII,' Larry King | 11 Great Books That Will Make You Fall in Love With Reading | Bustle

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2 brothers randomly meet during WWII... neither knew if the other was still alive.

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Jimmy Stewart...WWII.....Did you know, He was a pilot in the USAF, had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve. See, some actors are real heroes.

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During WWII, with fears that Japan would overrun Hawaii, the US decided to issue the $1, $5, $10 and $20 Emergency Federal Reserve Notes with the word "HAWAII" overprinted on the front and back to make each note distinctive enough so that they would know if large amounts were being used to fund the enemy war effort.

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American soldiers line up for a briefing prior to receiving their D-Day assignments. | Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

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40 Must-See Photos From The Past

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"Ghosts of War" by Dutch historian Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse | she blends old WW II photos w/ current photos | they are truly amazing/eerie/breathtaking/etc. | more photos in the link | artist interview on PRI's The World: http://www.theworld.org/2012/12/the-ghosts-of-history/

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9 Haunting Then-And-Now Photos Of World War II Europe

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