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New V-Mail Service Speeds Letters To U.S. Troops

Public Domain Stock Footage New V-Mail Service Speeds Letters To U.S. Troops

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keywords: wwii, v-mail, letters to soldiers

Synopsis: To reduce size and weight hand-written letters are photographed onto film, transported to a forward support base where it is re-printed, checked by the censors and then sent onto individual soldier...(read more)

  • Date: 1944
  • Duration: 00:01:43
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States

New V-Mail Service Speeds Letters To U.S. Troops

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New V-Mail Service Speeds Letters To U.S. Troops

New service speeds mail to American soldiers in all parts of the world. Shows GI wife writing a letter. Shows how V-mail is processed in American at a V-mail laboratory. Each letter to an American soldier is reduced to a thin strip of film to reduce size and weight. After arrival overseas the 16mm film containing the letters are enlarged, printed, censored, and placed in an envelop for delivery to the intended GI. Shows mail call and GI’s reading letters from home.