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World War I Letters - 1 - U-System


No drill today, so I will have time to write a letter or two. ... A few of the bunch act like a bunch of bums instead of soldiers, but they will get that taken out of them ...

A Soldier's Letters Home


Jun 6, 2009 ... I am posting these letters as a tribute to my father and to all the men and women who served in the armed forces ... A collection of letters sent by my father to his parents during World War II. ... Now I will be able to write to him.

Letters To Loved Ones | Imperial War Museums


During the First World War, letter writing was the main form of communication between soldiers and their loved ones, helping to ease the pain of separation.

Letters from the trenches: First World War soldiers in their very own ...


Nov 8, 2014 ... Letters from the trenches: First World War soldiers in their very own words .... He wrote: “My Dear Beloved Parents, I am writing this under very ...

First World War centenary: Letters from the trenches reveal horror ...


Aug 4, 2014 ... Letters home from the Western Front in the First World War gave a snapshot of the horrendous conditions suffered by Ulster soldiers in the trenches. ... There are concerts occasionally and paper is provided for writing letters.

First World War: Touching last letter sent from soldier kept by his ...


Jul 31, 2014 ... THE last letter sent home by a soldier in the trenches of the First World War was kept in the handbag of his grieving widow for the rest of her life.

Letters from the Trenches - Spartacus Educational


Soldiers were also encouraged to write letters to friends and family in Britain. ... The war is going to last some time yet, and might be another twelve months ...

Featured Letters . War Letters . WGBH American Experience | PBS


In every American war from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, military men and ... captured the horror, pathos and intensity of warfare by writing letters home. ... Letter "Myself and eight other Negro soldiers were on our way from Camp ...

THE WAR . At Home . Communication . Letters & Diaries | PBS


Letters to and from the front lines were a lifeline for service men and women ... When you write to mother, you better mail it to her and not accidentally put it in my letter. ... Soldiers who had been wounded wrote home as soon as they were able,  ...

Heartbreaking letters from the frontline from the soldiers who never ...


Feb 2, 2012 ... One soldier, in the American Civil War, wrote to his mother: 'Rest ... why I am writing this because I really hope that this letter never gets to you, ...

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Soldier's last letters home: 'tell them I'm only 17' - Telegraph


Aug 30, 2013 ... Old letter. Dear mother: Inside the First World War brings you the poignant ... I cannot write no more at present for I have to do some more work.

Civil War Soldiers Letters Home - American Civil War


When a historian reads those letters, he can get an idea of what the soldiers were like and what they thought of while they were away from home. Letter writing ...

WWI – Letters Home | i love english literature


Letters home: Over the top Company Sergeant-Major James Milne wrote this poignant ... When this reaches you for me there will be no more war, only eternal peace and ... my letters dear, I am not waiting until I get your letters dear now before I write ... EJ 'Ted' Poole was the younger brother of a soldier who was killed at the...