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Illustrated Letters from Pacific During WWII

Album Description

While I was researching my book series on WWII American Homefront and found a charming set of illustrated envelopes sent home from the Pacific Theater.

“Corporal Gerald Duquette asked his buddy, Sergeant Samuel Boylston to decorate the envelopes of his letters home to his wife from his post in the Pacific theater of war. ​See collection here:

I contacted Mr Duquette (via helpful folks at LOC). He was still alive and gave me permission to include some of the artwork in my free interactive iBook. "Recruiting Rosie: The Sales Pitch That Won a War"




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