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V-Mail from Robert D. Sayles, World War II, shared by Bill Sayles, Fox Lake

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  • The V-Mail from "Somewhere in North Africa"

    The V-Mail from "Somewhere in North Africa"

  • Robert Sayles is the one "standing next to the donkey's head" says his brother.

    Robert Sayles is the one "standing next to the donkey's head" says his brother.

 

Bill Sayles in Fox Lake kept this April 7, 1944, V-Mail from his brother, Robert D. Sayles, written to their mother from "Somewhere in North Africa." He writes, "This letter is one of many saved to and from family members during WWII. We are in the process of putting them in order in a binder to get a complete picture of what life was like at home and at the front during WWII."

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