TX, McAllen - 7th NY Infantry unloading Motor Truck, army men - RPPC - C17220
TEXAS postcard - McAllen, TX
- posted but not clear
- Real Photo Postcard showing a bunch on military men, most in uniform but a few without (even one with a bandana on his head. There is an old white wheeled car off to the left but they are getting ready to unload a truck that has an enclosure like a wagon train with ribs. On the side of the covering has 6 Div 7th Inf NY on it as well as the side of the truck itself.
- has what might be T / 2-1916
- hand dated 1916 on note - states: Our first week of camp has been devoted to a fight against tarantulas, scorpions and heat, which hit 131 temperature on Friday. The Mexicans are the least of our troubles. Took a walk along the Rio Grande this morning and the Mexican banks looked very peaceful. Thank you very much for your_________
- The top left has some paper stuck to it and the lower left corner has a large crease but a great bit of how the soldiers lives were at that time.
- Please note that the majority of the cards are over 50 years old and as such, are sold AS IS. Tears will be noted but it would be too timely to note each fault on every card. If condition is important to you - contact us with our number in the title & what it is that you would like to know or what it is that you would like pictured more closely.
- Because of the age of the cards - they are noted as being USED - no matter if they are written on or not.
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