Missing Photo
This is a couple of examples of "V-Mail." On the left is a letter home from Albert Freitas. A letter written on standard size V-Mail was reduced to a 3 mil. film, then enlarged on paper to the size shown when it reached U.S. A. The letters were censored. Return mail was to an APO number; either New York or San Francisco. The letter on the right is to Albert Freitas parents from Leo Callahan. "Cal" was on a march from Nurnburg in April 1945 and managed to escape to the front lines and spent time with the troops and then got to Paris. After that a plane ride back to Thorpe Abbots for a "hero's" welcome. (Photos courtesy of Albert Freitas)