A World War II soldier son coming home for a visit was cause for a celebration. This iconic photo of the breakfast spread my grandmother made for her youngest son, who was stationed at Truax Field in Wisconsin, must have been taken shortly after Frank wrote this postcard during his World War II training, telling his folks he was coming home and bringing a friend.
"The Beam," a kind of "Facebook"/"Yearbook? for the trainees stationed at Truax Field in Madison, WI Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin, was a training ground for radio operators and mechanics in World War II's Army Air Corps. The Beam, a [...]