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    • Cathy Patzlaff

      "Your letters brought me home safe! To help get your lad home sooner - and safe - keep writing to him regularly!" ~ WWII era ad for Parker Quink ink, illustrated by Gil Elvgren, 1945.

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    • Christopher McPherson

      In today’s modern age of lightning-fast communications, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that letters and telegrams were once the lifeline between people -- never more so than during World War Two. Letters to those serving in the military a world away were often the only word they had of events and people back home. The important role played by letters and telegrams is portrayed in "News on the Home Front," a novel of the 1940s, by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson.

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