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Offline Iain...

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WW2 letter writing :
« on: Friday 10 December 21 10:45 GMT (UK) »
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No help needed here.  I've just posted this for your interest. 
This is a letter written by a USA soldier during WW2.  Paper economy..., lol.   ;)

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Re: WW2 letter writing :
« Reply #1 on: Friday 10 December 21 14:51 GMT (UK) »
I have a few letters like that, no space wasted here. ;D
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Re: WW2 letter writing :
« Reply #2 on: Friday 10 December 21 18:25 GMT (UK) »
I have a few letters like that, no space wasted here. ;D

Amazing...  'save the planet,' even in those days. 
In fact, this letter makes up hundreds of letters mostly unopened that were never received, because of all sorts of war reasons.  Found in California by a friend, they are now in the hands of a USA Captain who has a team researching their families. 

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McArthur - Campbeltown and Tiree Scotland
Black - Campbeltown Scotland - Rathlin Ireland
MacFarlane - Tiree
Wood / Boorman / Gimber / Lee... KENT
Dennett / Mase / Varrier /  Over... KENT

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Re: WW2 letter writing :
« Reply #3 on: Monday 13 December 21 11:09 GMT (UK) »
There are letters from Jane Austen written in this way.  I don't know if this was a Georgian/Regency innovation.

Philip
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