Army & Navy - MORALE: Get Much Mail

The War Department was stumped. As Christmas approached, U.S. soldiers were being flooded with the greatest mass of mail in history—in six weeks 14,000,000 lb. of it (including parcel post), enough to fill a medium-sized cargo ship or 2,000 cargo planes. In the last few weeks the Army Postal Service has delivered 11,000,000 letters a week.

The Army & Navy well know the importance of news-from-home to the soldier and sailor and marine away-from-home. From every direction came evidence that the American away from home is the most homesick man in the world:

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