- Laci Barry Post
A War-Time Christmas List
Updated: Sep 14, 2020
Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? If you were buying for a World War II soldier, what would you buy? According to a 1941 survey by the Army Times, which was a weekly newspaper for servicemen, here is a list of things the soldiers most wanted for Christmas. It might surprise you!
Calendars (Some wanted pin-up girls!)
Radios with battery power
Pen and pencil sets
More letters from home
Sewing and shoeshine kits
More than any of these items, however, the men wanted peace and to be home for Christmas. Remember and pray for soldiers today that will be away from their families this holiday season.
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