National Geographic : 1945 Jun
The Next Best Thing to ***is aL S Home is heaven to men over seas. And a letter is a five minute furlough at home. So however busy you are, find time to write that man in the service. When you write, remember these 3 rules: 1. Short, fre quent letters are better than occa sional long ones. 2 . Write cheerful newsy letters about familiar places and faces. 3 . Use V-Mail, because V-Mail gets there quicker, saves space for vital supplies that help speed Victory. Why not read this magazine later and write a V-Mail letter now? HOW THE MARTIN MARS BOOSTS MORALE Mighty morale-booster is the Martin Mars. Each trip she carries thousands a leave ETTER of letters ... and if loaded only with V-Mail, she could carry the unbe lievable total of 260,000,000 letters! Looking ahead, this great capacity of Mars-type planes will mean greater payloads, lowered costs, for over ocean airlines. Already designed, commercial cargo and passenger ver sions of the Mars await only Victory to become reality. So tomorrow, for speed, safety, comfort and economy, plan to take trips or ship goods via Martin Mars! THE GLENN L. MARTIN Co., BALTIMORE 3, MARYLAND THE GLENN L. MARTIN-NEBRASKA COMPANY-OMAHA 1. At Fleet or Army 3. Arriving at over PostOffices, V-Mail seas bases, micro letters are photo- film is enlarged, cut graphed on strips ofnt intoindividual let film then reduced to ters, sealed in en postage-stamp size. velopes by machine. 2.OneV-Mail pouch 4. V -Mail reaches carries as many them quickly .. and letters as 57 regular saves cargo space pouches. One ton of for equipment they ordinary mail re- need. Get V-Mail duces to 14 pounds paper at station of V-Mail film. er's or post office. AIRCRAFT Builders of Dependable, AirrftSince 1909 V-MAIL VIA MARS! Making as many as 14 trips each month between Caltiornia and Honolulu, the huge Martin Mars speeds mail, supplies and priority passengers to the Pacific. A number of 82-ton sisterships will soon join her to serve our lengthening battle lines.