Published November 10, 2015
This concise, standardized postcard was developed by American commanders to improve morale and hasten the line of communication between troops at the Front and their nervous families waiting back home. Regular use of this card streamlined postal correspondence and gave hard-pressed censors a needed break in sanitizing leaked operational details from thousands of letters sent home daily. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Please note Springfield Street, the road that leads to the museum’s entrance, is undergoing construction through the beginning of September. Expect lane reductions and some delays. Please follow the signs and instructions provided by the road crews.
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The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is located at:
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
(near Dayton, Ohio)