Episode 9: Wartime Correspondence

  • Author: Laura Bang
  • Published: March 15, 2018

This episode of Mail Call brings to life some war-time correspondence. Letters provide an intimate perspective of the lives of soldiers and their families. In particular, the following selections highlight the day-to-day experiences of ordinary soldiers and officers.

Full show notes:


Historical documents for this episode were accessed through the digital collections of the Digital Library @ Villanova University and the Internet Archive. The theme music is from “Til We Meet Again” as performed by Nicholas Orlando’s Orchestra. The Mail Call podcast is a project of Home Before the Leaves Fall: a Great War Centennial Exposition. For more information, visit wwionline.org.

This episode featured the voice talents of Laura Bang, Jesse Flavin, Michael Foight, Chris Hallberg, Demian Katz, Rob LeBlanc, Ruth Martin, Amanda McCollum, Geoff Scholl, David Uspal, and Sarah Wingo.

Narrator: Chris Hallberg

Editor: Gabriella Bernocco

Producer: Chris Hallberg

Executive Producer: Laura Bang


Last Modified: March 15, 2018