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Found Love Story

Help bring to the public a fascinating story of love during WWII captured in handwritten letters between a deployed husband and wife.

Found Love Story

Help bring to the public a fascinating story of love during WWII captured in handwritten letters between a deployed husband and wife.

$61
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Wed, May 4 2011 2:07 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated May 4, 2011
 

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    Thanks for your contribution, any amount helps get James & Ruth Alice's story told.

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    Thank you for your contribution and support! You will receive backer attribution on the Found Love Story project website as well as membership in the backer edition newsletter that will keep you up to date with the progress made on the Found Love Story project after the Kickstarter project has concluded. You'll also be notified of any future endeavors related to the content you helped document.

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    All prior rewards plus, special access to a full digital download of all high resolution / scanned letters in .pdf format. You will also get access to all of the transcribed letters in eBook .pdf format. You'll also get access to any bonus material that is not published on the Found Love Story website.

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    All prior rewards plus, reproduction of the 339th Fighter Squadron's post war banquet program that provides an inside look at the historic achievements made during the war. This specific program was mailed back to Ruth Alice and contains James' handwriting in a few places. He specifically tells Ruth on the sidebar that "this is where I was when I couldn't write" on the section that mentions Operation Vengeance. This program was distributed to the Army soldiers that attended the banquet celebrating that the war had ended against Japan.

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    All prior rewards plus, 15 reproduction V-mail (Victory Mails) in 4x5 format that were sent between James and Ruth Alice during WWII.
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    All prior rewards plus, 20 assorted reprints of photographs in 4x6 format that were sent between James and Ruth Alice during WWII. This includes photographs that were spoken about in the actual letters themselves.
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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    All prior rewards plus, limited edition soft cover book of selected printed transcribed letters taken from the collection. The book will also contain biographic information about James and Ruth Alice as well as additional information and photographs. You'll also receive an original V-mail envelope from 1943-1945 that was used by James & Ruth Alice.
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    All prior rewards plus, original circa (1944) "Gremlin on a Double Eagle" print advertisement (see photo in project description) as well as separate acknowledgment by name in any and all projects spawned from this work.

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