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Lindy Tours the U.S.A. (Part 1)

On June 11, 1927, Charles Augustus Lindbergh arrived back in the United States aboard the U.S. Navy cruiser USS Memphis (CL-13) following his historic solo non-stop New York to Paris flight and a quick tour of Paris, Brussels, and London. 7,083 more words

United States

"It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence"*...

On May 15, 1918, as hundreds of thousands of American troops fought from the trenches of Western Europe, a small number of U.S. Army pilots took on a domestic mission.

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It Is Always Such A Pleasure And Privilege To Deal With The U.K. Government!

by Anura Guruge

Given that I am in self-imposed, financial exile I do not have to deal with U.K. Government that often. But each time I do, I come away feeling SO privileged and honored! 277 more words

Anura Guruge

Lake Naivasha, Kenya

One of the reasons that I love collecting stamps so much is that I learn quite a lot about people, places and events I previously had no knowledge of. 1,446 more words


United States Postal Service celebrates 100th Anniversary of air mail service

The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the 100th anniversary of the beginning of regular airmail service with a Forever stamp. This stamp celebrates the courage of the pioneering airmail carriers and the foresight of those who fostered the new service and made it a success. 436 more words

Mailbox Friday

Above: Outgoing cards

Finally, I’m free of final exams, I can write this post now. I think I’ve come to the point where the excitement of Postcrossing is slowly dying down. 43 more words