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“Missing You

Letters from Wartime, 1861-2010”

( 8:32 minutes )

Credits for "Missing You: Letters in Wartime, 1861-2010"

Archival Footage and Images:

All American Television and Blair Entertainment; AP/Wide World Photos; Archive Films, Inc.; Culver Pictures, Inc.; Great American Stock; Layna McConkey; Motion Media Records Center, Norton AFB; The National Archives; The New York Times Company; Patriot Films; Linda Porter; Reuters/Bettman; Straight Ahead Pictures; United States Postal Service; University of South Carolina, Newsfilm Library; UPI/Bettmann; CW4 Sam R. Baker, US Army; La-Nita Braxton; CNN; Collection of the New-York Historical Society; Department of Defense; The Bruce France Family; Library of Congress; Sgt. Tim Oditt (A Co., 2/187, 101st ABN) and Jennifer Oditt; Operation Gratitude; United States Air Force; United States Army;

Letters Used with Permission of:

Civil War
Samuel English, All for the Union, Andrew Mowbray, Inc.; Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Touched by Fire, Fordham University Press; Ellen Horton, Yankee Correspondence, University of Virginia Press; L.W. White, Yankee Correspondence, University of Virginia Press

World War I
Pvt. Fred B. Millet, Excerpts from a Serviceman's Letters, Washington St. Press; Lt. Ken Gow, Letters of a Soldier, Herbert B. Covert; Gardner Dunton, Aerospace Historian, The Air Force Historical Foundation

World War II
PFC Thomas Raulston, Lines of Battle: Letters from American Servicemen 1941-1945, Times Books; Corp. William Preston, Lines of Battle: Letters from American Servicemen 1941-1945, Times Books; Jane Easton, Love and War: Pearl Harbor Through VJ Day, University of Oklahoma Press; Edith Speert, Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front, Judy Barrett Litoff and David C. Smith, Oxford University Press; Olive McDonald, Letters from the Sand, United States Postal Service; PFC Joseph T. McDonald, Letters from the Sand, United States Postal Service

Korean War
Kathleen Cronan Wyosnick, Letters from the Sand, United States Postal Service; PFC James Cardinal

Viet Nam War
PFC John R. Price; Terry, Letters from Viet Nam, Parallax Publishing Company; Allan Bond, The Black Letters: Love Letters from Black Soldiers in Viet Nam, Nuclassics and Science Publishing Company; Wayne McConkey, Audio Tape, Linda and Layna McConkey

Gulf War
Amye Turner; The Families of First Division Soldiers, Video Tape, Fort Riley, Kansas

Afghanistan and Iraq Wars
La-Nita Braxton; 2nd Lt. Phillip A. Dudley, Kara J. Dudley and Maddox H. Dudley; Josh Harapko letter (c) Pat Moran, Behind the Lines: Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters—And One Man's Search to Find Them, Andrew Carroll, Scribner; Sgt. Tim Oditt and Jennifer Oditt