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Sailors line up to send off their Mother's Day V-Mail letters, keeping in touch on their mothers' and/or wives' special day. The men in line do not look happy, assuming it is because they cannot spend the day with their family, but the V-Mail allows them to show that they care even though they are far away.

Sailors mail their Mother’s Day V-Mail greetings

Historical Maps help you track your ancestors to their homes; see the roads they traveled on.

historical maps help track ancestors to their homes; see the roads they traveled on.

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Want to find the best genealogy blogs to delve into your family history? Explore our list of the top genealogy blogs that can help you trace your family tree: http://blog.genealogybank.com/list-of-best-genealogy-blogs

LDS Family History made easy...    #LDSfamilysearch #MormonLink.       I have done some research.  Very interesting.

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Kodak film ad from the 1940s - geared not towards the fighting men of the day (as many ads of the time were), but because it targeted women who were in the service ~

This Kodak film ad from the really caught my attention because it was geared not towards the fighting men of the day (as many ads of the time were), but because it targeted women who were in the service.

The design of V-Mail was to save space- one side having the message and then folded to hide it and only have the address appear. This allowed the mail to be both discreet and space-saving.

The design of V-Mail was to save space- one side having the message and then folded to hide it and only have the address appear. This allowed the mail to be both discreet and space-saving.

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