Plattsburgh Barrracks dates back to 1814 and was developed out of the necessity to secure the village of Plattsburgh, New York. The War of 1812 and the Battle of Plattsburgh factored into the decision to construct a military installation that remained active from 1814 to 1995. First by the Army, and then by the Air Force.
This cheekily written “letter” to the folks back home painted a relaxed and happy picture of what Christmas would look like for the men stationed in Hawaii over the Christmas of 1944. The writer is unknown, but given its original owner, it may have originated somewhere within the Tenth Army Headquarters. Below, the letter is […]