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Feldpost – A letter from the Eastern Front, June 1942

I’ve found that soldiers from every country tend to share the same concerns, same misconceptions and same disillusionment from combat. In other words, very human whatever the nationality. These letters have been translated by my friend Rob. Thanks Rob for your hard work in preserving the letters and preserving,

World War One Postcards

I picked up a couple of postcards at an antique shop. Both have WW1 themes and I found that rare in my limited experience. Both have obvious mistakes. Here they are: The first postcard features American soldiers with their distinctive campaign hats practicing with a “Maxium Machine Gun.” The Small Arms Defense Journal indicates that […]