Winnebago, WI

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A summer day in Winnebago, Wisconsin, when you could post a letter and pump gas in one stop. And here’s another, perhaps earlier, post office in the town:

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Darwin, NT, Australia

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The Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, post office after the Japanese air raid of February 19, 1942. Commencing at 9:58 a.m., with no warning, two waves of fighters and bombers – 242 in all – laid waste to the thinly defended port city.

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One bomb hit the post office killing the postmaster and his family, and just outside, a bomb’s direct hit on a slit-trench killed six young women telegraphers taking shelter.darwin-po-3

In all, ten postal employees died during the raid.