Each letter is accompanied by a little background about the writer. You also can view photos from the front and read or watch interviews with service members.
My father was a very patriotic man, says Rose Young, an Army nurse who was at the Battle of the Bulge. My brother enlisted in service first, and [my father] was proud to have a son, but how many men had a daughter that went away? So he puffed his chest all the time about the fact that he had a daughter in service.
What a great way for students to learn about history and research, and what a great site for you to peruse.