The World’s Shortest Love Letter Part 1

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    The World’s Shortest Love Letter Part 1

    世界一短いラブレター Part 1

    Today, I would like to introduce you to the episode of the world’s shortest love letter.

    In 1956, the first Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition was sent to Shōwa Station in Antarctica.

    And eleven of them tried to overwinter in Antarctica, but the unimaginable severity of nature hindered it.

    According to records, their tents were blown off by blizzard, two-thirds of the food washed into drift ice, and they lived by eating seals and seagulls.

    In that era, there was neither internet nor telephone — the only communication means was a telegram.

    It was a very precious time for them to communicate with their families using telegrams.

    To be continued.

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