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Letters From War
Hundreds of letters, written between brothers fighting in the Pacific during World War II. Almost one a day, for every day of the war. In this podcast, you’ll hear the story of these brothers — the Eyde brothers — and of World War II, as told through their letters, in their own words. Bringing the letters to life are modern U.S. military veterans. At key moments in the story, we’ll talk to them about how these letters compare to their own experiences — what’s universal about war and what’s changed. And why everyone who picks up these letters feels like the Eyde brothers become a part of...
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4.5 stars from 261 ratings
I want more.
Absolutely love and appreciate the story of these brothers and the historical context. It felt short to me only in that I wanted more. More of the actual letters. Most likely doesn’t make for a good podcast. Get it. 5 stars. Thank you for telling their story within our history.
Miriam O'Neil via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/27/20
This is a very heartwarming tale of the love of a close-knit family. I wish there was more - I could listen to this for days. Thank you to everyone, mostly to Joe!
The Dog Knows Everything via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/20
This was fantastic, though I wish we’d heard far more of the letters than we did. I’ll check out the website for more info, but I would definitely tune in if ever you guys decided to expand this further and add additional episodes.
car1513 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/05/20
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