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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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,
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, ...