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Article about: Expressing the hopes and dreams of countless GIs during World War II, "i'll Be Home For Christmas,'' was a big hit in 1943. Most men in uniform, however, had to settle for the "if

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    Expressing the hopes and dreams of countless GIs during World War II, "i'll Be Home For Christmas,'' was a big hit in 1943. Most men in uniform, however, had to settle for the "if only in my dreams" part of the song because the only thing that was going home for the holidays were cards and V-mail sent to family and friends. Here are a few examples, my favorite of which is the simple, hand-drawn postcard from New Guinea in 1944. V-mail embellished with soldiers' drawings is not that common -- especially from iceland where two of these examples came from. Many outfits had their own greeting cards, and I thought that you might enjoy taking a look at this type of military ephemera. If you have any cards like these please post them here. Uncle Paul
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    Those are great Paul thanks for showing.

    Eric
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    Quote by Eric Zentner View Post
    Those are great Paul thanks for showing.

    Eric
    Thanks, Eric. Glad you like them.

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