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- 22 January 2006
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My father, Richard Sydney Wilkie, was posted overseas during the War.
Whilst in France he sent me postcards of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs written in French which he translated on the back.
This postcard reads:
French : Blanche Neige ayant ehcanne a la Reine, senfuit dans la foret.
English : Snow White after escaping from the Wicked Queen runs away into the forest.
This story was submitted to the People’s War site by Becky Barugh of the BBC Radio Shropshire CSV Action Desk on behalf of Mrs Julia Frost who very kindly shared it with us. It has been added to the site with her permission and she fully understands the site's terms and conditions.
See more of Julia's stories and photographs:
- My early years were the war years
- The P&O Turbo-Electrical Ship “Victory of India”, 20,000 Tons
- The Pompeian Swimming Bath aboard the Victory of India
- The postcard we sent on our way out to Egypt
- On the beach in Egypt
- Cairo, 1939
- Old world Cairo, 1939
- En route from Egypt to England
- P&O S.S “Rajputana” 17,000 Tons
- The First Saloon Lounge aboard the Rajputana
- The First Class Dining Saloon aboard the Rajputana
- The First Saloon Music Room aboard the Rajputana
- The First Saloon Smoking Room aboard the Rajputana
- Julia Mary Wilkie, aged 5
- Mother and I aboard the Rajputana
- Richard and Muriel Wilkie
- Snow White Postcard 1
- Snow White Postcard 3
- Snow White Postcard 4
- Snow White Postcard 5
- Snow White Postcard 6
- Snow White Postcard 7
- Snow White Postcard 8
- Snow White Postcard 9
- Snow White Postcard 10
- Snow White Postcard 11
- Snow White Postcard 12
- Snow White Postcard 13
- Identity card
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