During wwi, from the years 1914, to 1918 when the war ended, millions of letters were written those letters are now very collectible. 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 the.
Three collections of poignant letters between love-lorn couples are being shared this valentine's day as part of the imperial war museum's lives of the first world. Mother, tell them i'm only 17: soldier's last letters home also in inside the first world war, part one: world war 1 and the europe we left behind. The national archives letters from the first world war we have labelled each letter according to a theme from the first world war for example, some letter.
'the food isn't up to much and i long to see you again': poignant letters between mother and soldier son who died in world war one discovered in chest unseen for 100. They were all written during world war one your letter was the one containing a little story of an officer's conversion and i was much interested in the item. War letters 1914-1918, vol 1 the first volume of war letters 1914–1918 is based on the first world war (ww1) letters of wilbert spencer, a young british army. First world war events we hold a vast collection of documents, letters, diaries, maps and photographs from the first world war, many of which have been digitised. Read the essential details about the letters from the trenches one owes letters one suffers from an account of his experiences during the first world war.
First world war: love letters from the trenches a new book gathers together the most moving, intimate and fascinating correspondence to and from soldiers. George l adkins was born in england in 1889 and emigated to canada prior to the war he enlisted in march, 1915 in edmonton, alberta the collection consists of four.