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With the 1st Army in Tunisia and Italy

His name was Dennis Rose and he was in the 1st Army in Tunisia and Italy: After Tunis we travelled along...

Walter McElvain's Letters From World War II: Walter's Timeline

A Chronology of Walter McElvain's World War II Experience ® February 1943 Drafted and inducted...

Onwards to Aden - In Letters

We put into Aden on September 8th 1943 for more oil and water and left about six hours later not being...

Secret Lettersicon for Story with photo

When Claude Tongue was sent to europe as a signalman with the British Liberation Army in 1944 he was...

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National Fire Service promotion letter

Estelle Moira Ingram worked in Manchester during the early war years. On the recommendations of your...

Air-mail letter from Australiaicon for Story with photo

My father-in-law, a chief electrician with Port Line, was torpedoed twice during the war, in 1940 and 1943,...

A Brush with Special Branch

My brother lived in London and I sent him a letter telling him about the article... O f course at the time...

My first Christmas cardicon for Story with photo

It reads ‘to my little Susan on her first Christmas, love from Daddy. Christmas, a time of happiness,...

A Personal Letter from Mrs Churchill

In February 1942, her efforts were rewarded with a thank you letter from the Prime Minister's wife...

Waste not want not: A letter written on toilet paper

My Grandfather was in the Merchant Navy during the Second World War... He concluded the letter by saying...

My mother's letters from the Isle of Man - chapter two

I expect you are thinking what am awful sister I am, not even remembering your birthday and you in Belgium,...

An Aberdeen Child's Letter to Her Father: Mrs Jessie Wemyss

Last night, I was at the pictures to see Rita Hayworth in "Tonight And Every Night". I am going a...

Mums letter to Dad and a little prayer that I made up

From your darling wife Gwen, with the best of love and kisses, may God be with you always George love, the...

My Grandmother - Anne Baileyicon for Story with photo

She had an arrangement with her friend, Flo Bailey, that if either of them was killed the other one would...

Wartime letter header to Scots Lancericon for Story with photo

Wartime letter header to Scots Lancer...

Postcard from Guernseyicon for Story with photo

This card was sent to me and my family from a Great Aunt who still lived in Guernsey. It shows the British...

Joan Christohper's wedding photo 4icon for Story with photo

Catering bill for Joan and Lionel's wedding....

Letter from Buckingham Palace about death of Albert Victor Fordicon for Story with photo

This is the official letter from Buckingham Palace concerning the death of Albert Victor Ford near...

Card Homeicon for Story with photo

My story has been entered as 'The War That Wasn't'. The picture here is a copy of one of the...

A letter from the PMs Wife 2.icon for Story with photo

A letter from the PMs wife, Constantine Churchill, thanking Margaret Pycock and the children of her school...

A Letter from The PM's Wife 1.icon for Story with photo

A letter from the PMs wife, Constantine Churchill, thanking Margaret Pycock and the children of her school...

Home Guard Letter from the Kingicon for Story with photo

Letter from the King thanking Charles for the time he gave to the Home Guard....

Letter from King Georgeicon for Story with photo

Letter from King George...

ANNUAL PARTY INVITATION - NANCY CHILDSicon for Story with photo

ANNUAL PARTY INVITATION - NANCY CHILDS...

Mr D C Kennedy's Letter From Admiralityicon for Story with photo

After the sinking of the H.M.S Cape Howe....

Christmas Card Homeicon for Story with photo

Christmas Card Home...

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