World War II Patriotic cover
"Dear Mom: Today I Bagged a Jap Plane With Your Kitchen Fats..."
The serviceman's cover was sent under Free Franking from Fort Riley, Kansas, and was postmarked Junction City, Kansas, November 29, 1944. The Johnson Cover Press cachet was meant to drive home the fact that this was everyone's war.
Dear Mom: Today I Knocked Off A Zero With Your Kitchen Fats . .
Hard To Believe But It's True. The Grease You Save And Turn In Goes To Make Gunpowder For Our Guns. Keep It Up, Mom. Your Waste Fats Make Glycerine and Glycerine Makes Powder For Airplane Cannons. Save At Least A Tablespoonful Of Fat Every Day ...