Have A Good War!

Little kid completely half-asses his letter to a soldier in combat.

HappyPlace posts the above photo under the headline, “Little kid completely half-asses his letter to a soldier in combat.”

via Sky Gerrond, who claims “I got at least a dozen letters like this.”

FILED UNDER: Humor, Military Affairs, Quick Takes
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  1. PD Shaw says:

    OK, I think that’s a bit unfair to the kid, who i’m guessing is an 8 yr old boy, who likes to play soldier and thinks war would be fun. Now the parent or teacher assisting in this exercise . . .

  2. Dazedandconfused says:


  3. Ben Wolf says:

    This seems to be how the typical American thinks about war. Are you sure the letter is from a kid?