Young men often enlist to serve their nation, in many capacities, within and outside the country. Many are deployed to very difficult or hostile territories, and unfortunately, would face severe and dangerous challenges, including death
Often, the men would receive love letters from their loved ones, expressing affection that depicts their feelings and heartfelt experiences while they were together. Readers are welcome to draw their own conclusion as to the type of love these letters represented. It matters less whether they are perceived as fantasy love, impossible love, unattainable love, obsessed love, fanatical love, fleeting love, unrequited love, desperate love, pie in the sky love, or whatever.
The names and contents are not directly linked to a specific person or known persons, but a typical resemblance of what often happens between two or more broken-hearted lovers that desire to share or reminisce fond memories. In this instance, the examples depict many combatants and the females that wrote to them. So are the dates, spellings, or misspellings of the letters and other identifiable characteristics. Nothing in these writeups is an exact science because art imitates life and life imitates art. See a sample below
Meanwhile, we continue to thank our troops in combat as well as those in defense of peace, freedom, and democracy across the world, for helping America to continue to remain a beacon and symbol of hope to all humankind.
Thank you for 3 good years. 3 Funny years. 3 happy years. I can't look back and say thank god we made it, but I can look back and say thank god we tried. You were my life line, and now you are just a line on my page, in my story, a beautiful one i will never get tired of reading over. But that’s what we are now, so, so over. I miss you and the way you made me smile, but at the same time I know there is nothing left of the old you to miss. We tried, my baby. We tried. I hope you come home safe!