Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 187

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seat. The sky is a lovely 

sun is shining, birds are singing

& even the planes overhead look 

peaceful. Now & again another 

sounds - the rat-tat-tat-tat of the

machine gun, the bang of shells

or the whistle of a shell, 

remind us that the war still goes

on & the victory approaches.

  I am still very fit & well - the 

sun keeps me tanned & I'll probably

get real brown if I do not have

to spend too much time in the 

dug out when we get into the front

line. Possibly in four days' time.

  Darling mine I hope you are

& happy. I have been away so long

that the time of my coming home

be getting near. It will be

to be with you again, when

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seat. The sky is a lovely 

sun is shining, birds are singing

& even the planes overhead look 

peaceful. Now & again another 

sounds - the rat-tat-tat-tat of the

machine gun, the bang of shells

or the whistle of a shell, 

remind us that the war still goes

on & the victory approaches.

  I am still very fit & well - the 

sun keeps me tanned & I'll probably

get real brown if I do not have

to spend too much time in the 

dug out when we get into the front

line. Possibly in four days' time.

  Darling mine I hope you are

& happy. I have been away so long

that the time of my coming home

be getting near. It will be

to be with you again, when


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  • December 13, 2018 00:14:35 Thomas A. Lingner

    seat. The sky is a lovely 

    sun is shining, birds are singing

    & even the planes overhead look 

    peaceful. Now & again another 

    sounds - the rat-tat-tat-tat of the

    machine gun, the bang of shells

    or the whistle of a shell, 

    remind us that the war still goes

    on & the victory approaches.

      I am still very fit & well - the 

    sun keeps me tanned & I'll probably

    get real brown if I do not have

    to spend too much time in the 

    dug out when we get into the front

    line. Possibly in four days' time.

      Darling mine I hope you are

    & happy. I have been away so long

    that the time of my coming home

    be getting near. It will be

    to be with you again, when

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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Kate Ward
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May 30, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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