24 Nov

WW1 postcards sent home from Egypt.

Throughout the course of the research conducted into the book Murphy’s War we gathered many illustrated WW1 vintage postcards sent to family and friends from soldiers abroad. At the time during WW1, the postcards such as the ones seen below had an everyday role as the most common form of communication between the men serving abroad and their family or loved ones back home. Along with letters, postcards were the main means of communicating from abroad as well as one of the cheapest.