Letters between soldiers and their loved ones form a natural library of first person and eye witness accounts of war. They are an excellent written record with precise dates covering both the macro and micro scale of the conflict. Our simply aim is to database them, free-to-view online.


Letters from World War 2 online

request a WW2 letter feed  1,260 WWII Letters and 82 WWII Accounts

first person accounts and primary source documents





WWII from a English Boy  letter.ie/0023/
Father killed in WW1, a boy eager to join the WWII effort.

Dear Professor Letters  www.dcnyhistory.org
1942 he sent letters to his beloved student servicemen - these are their replies.
Romantic Love Letters  war-letters.com/0014/
14 superb American V-mail from soldier in London 1943-1945 to fiancée.

PVT Art Pranger  www.private-art.com
86th Chemical Mortar Battalion click 'Letter Archive' in the dog tags

Suitors but who suits!  letter.ie/0009/
Pilots, Airmen and Soldiers are competing for a young womens attention.

Basic Training Letters  letter.ie/0015/
Love Letters to girlfriend then wife. Talks of salt peter in food.

WWII Desert Warfare.  www.letter.ie/0001/
English man stationed in North African Desert. Read his lenghty accounts.

Postcards and V-mail  war-letters.com/0013/
3 letters to a young lady from France and unknown locations 1943/44.

Fourteen V-mail  war-letters.com/0010/
From his mother to son stationed in Africa and Scotland.

Romantic Love Letters  www.letter.ie/0014/
14 superb American V-mail from soldier in London 1943-1945 to fiancée.


Young lady's collection.  www.letter.ie/0004/
60 WW2 letters from USA, China, Belgium, France & Germany. 1st into Paris.

Romantic Love Letters  www.letter.ie/0014/
14 superb American V-mail from soldier in London 1943-1945 to fiancée.

PVT Art Pranger Letters  private-art.com
Between the 86th Chemical Mortar Battalion and his family

WW2 who suits!  war-letters.com/0009/
Pilots, Airmen and Soldiers are competing for a young womens attention.

One Jones Family.  www.aboutjonesfamily.com
1944 to '45, letters from Battle of Bulge from infantry man to wife.

Dreaded Telegram  patricksphotos.com/rito/
Rito serves in Africa and Sicily when his family recieves the worst news.

Basic Training Letters  war-letters.com/0015/
Love Letters to girlfriend then wife. Talks of salt peter in food.

WWII Desert Warfare.  www.letter.ie/0001/
English man stationed in North African Desert. Read his lenghty accounts.

WWII from a English Boy  letter.ie/0023/
Father killed in WW1, a boy eager to join the WWII effort.

To his Sister (1942/43)  ww2.letters.ie/0011/
From Drew Field, USA first then a "jungle" location, classic WW2 letters.


WW2 Lot 8.  ww2.letters.ie/0008/
Christmas letter with photos from unknown British soldier in unknown tropical location.

Wanting to get home  ww2.letters.ie/0005/
A father's disperate attempts to get home to see his wife go into labour.

Pharmacist to Wife  dadswwiiletters.com
A father's disperate attempts to get home to see his wife go into labour.

U.S.S New Jersey  letter.ie/0024/
A P.O.W to his family annoucing the launch of U.S.S New Jersey.

Seeking old friends.  war-letters.com/0006/
Collection of letters documenting a search for old comrades.

WWII from a English Boy  letter.ie/0023/
Father killed in WW1, a boy joins the air corp fight during WWII.

Merkii Letters from Home  www.merkki.com
From Stalag Luft, his plane went down on the 26th of November 1943.

A young lady's letters  letter.ie/0009/
Pilots, Airmen and Soldiers are competing for a young womens attention.

Romantic Love Letters  www.letter.ie/0014/
14 superb American V-mail from soldier in London 1943-1945 to fiancée.
Wesley Slaymaker  five24.com/letters/
379 letters from 129th Infantry from basic training to Pacific then wounded.



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Private Art 198 letters 2 accounts
Private Letters 103 letters 1 account
Wesley Slaymaker's Letters Home 379 letters 4 accounts

free online access to 1,260 letters 82 accounts



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