V Mails from Ciro J Pollacia

Ciro J. Pollacia served in the US Army during WWII. He was stationed in numerous locations including England and France. Below are links to actual V mails that were sent by Ciro to his father, Frank Pollacia during WWII.

(V-Mail) used during that time in history. The soldiers did not have the benefit of e-mail, telephones, Internet, etc. that are used today. The V mails were photographed onto reels of film
The reels were then shipped to the US, printed out on lightweight photo paper and delivered to the addressee.
This saved considerable bulk and weight in a time when both were hard to manage.

The originals of these V mails from Ciro are on display at the War Memorial Civic Center in DeRidder.
Submitted by Phil Pollacia

Letter 1- Jan 10, 1944

Letter 2 - Mar 12, 1944

Letter 3 - Jul 1944

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