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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.

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 ...

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


Aug 30, 2013 ... Inside the First World War: Steven Brown's final correspondence ... Dear mother: Inside the First World War brings you the poignant letters sent home by soldiers .... April: Perhaps his mother wrote too late, or did not write at all.

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 ...

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 ... and fight to destory the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war. ... Now I will be able to write to him.

Write Letters - Operation Gratitude


Thank you for your interest in writing letters to our nation's heroes! ... need hundreds of thousands of them for our Deployed Troops, New Recruits, and Veterans.

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 ...

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.

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...

How to thank a soldier


Nov 16, 2010 ... Write a letter. At the end of the exhibition visitors have had the opportunity to reflect on what they have seen by writing postcards to soldiers ...