Camp Shelby (Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center (CSJFTC))

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This color postcard features a group of uniformed men kneeling on the ground. The two men in the forefront are handling a black cylendar on a tripod. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Squad Firing A Trench Mortar at Camp Shelby, Missisippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. A green postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi, November 8, 1941. The description in the upper left corner reads "Camp Shelby--Near Hattiesburg, Mississippi was established during the World War. Situated on high rolling pine clad hills this camp will be one of the largest in the country." The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Aug Koth in Lake Mills, Wisconsin.

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Dear Folks Just a line to let you know that I am still here and don't know for sure when I will get out but think it will be the next week had a light frost here last night it is real windy out today as ever Hal [sic]

Publication Date

11-8-1941

Publisher

Gulfport Printing Co.

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Squad-Firing-a-Trench-Mortar-at-Camp-Shelby-Mississippi_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Squad Firing A Trench Mortar at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

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