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1940s REM February 2015 Iwo Jima

3 Incredible, First-Person Accounts of the Battle of Iwo Jima

“Everything is sore down 
to my toes” By John Hyndman — Navy Hospital, HI Lois ...

1940s REM November N&D Washing Machine

The Wonders of Our First Fancy Washing Machine

During the ’40s and ’50s, in Columbia, South Carolina, our comfortable home was always “open ...

1940s bing crosby

Bing Crosby Sang Me a Lullaby

May 13, 1949: Upon seeing a photo of Bing Crosby in an edition of Reminisce ...

1940s

Name That Car: Refurbished With Love

Before I came along in 1974, this car belonged to a little old man, Mr. ...

1940s lastgift

A Soldier’s Final Christmas Present

As I remember, it was September 1942, and the nation had been at war for ...

1940s bob and bernadette porter

“I’m Praying I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

At Christmastime 1945, the excitement of the season was doubled because the boys were coming ...

1900s-1920s mailroom

Your True Christmas Miracle Moments

  The Mail Train Brought a Life-Changing Message MY MOTHER told me this story from ...

1940s rdrPutnalHR

My Letters and Cigarettes Led to Love

IN NOVEMBER 1943, my boss at Grumman Aircraft in Port Washington, New York, suggested we ...

1940s radio show rescue october REM

Eddie Fisher Read My Prize-Winning Story on the Radio

For a Philadelphia kid growing up in the 1940s, there was no radio show more ...

1940s one of a kind october REM

My One-of-a-Kind, Pink Polka-Dot Car

When my sister Dolores bought a new car, she sold me her 1935 four-door Ford ...