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Last Letters Home: Fallen service members in their own words

Since the early days of the Revolutionary War, American servicemen and women have been writing letters that shared their fears, hopes for the future and love with those who waited anxiously on the homefront. Through their words, we see them as more than just soldiers, Marines, airmen and sailors - they are a parent, a sibling, a child, a spouse or a best friend. Ultimately, these letters ensure that we never forget the sacrifices made for the nation.

News 12 Staff

May 29, 2021, 7:30 PM

Updated 1,116 days ago

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Since the early days of the Revolutionary War, American servicemen and women have been writing letters that shared their fears, hopes for the future and love with those who waited anxiously on the homefront. Through their words, we see them as more than just soldiers, Marines, airmen and sailors - they are a parent, a sibling, a child, a spouse or a best friend. Ultimately, these letters ensure that we never forget the sacrifices made for the nation.


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