Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 563

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line - but of course there is no

shortage either of servants or sugar

out here. I am glad you enjoyed

your stay with Annie & Herb &

that the time passed quickly.

  The war appears to be going on

pretty well and it looks very

bad for the Boche past next

spring. Still it will take a few

more knocks before he goes down

& under. I think he is preparing

for a big "bluff" which may

give him a chance of more

favourable peace terms. We ought

easily to be in a position to

demand a simple settlement

- no "buffer states" of Poland or

Alsace Loraine & I hope the

Boche will not be allowed to

"fox" at all. I think I told you

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line - but of course there is no

shortage either of servants or sugar

out here. I am glad you enjoyed

your stay with Annie & Herb &

that the time passed quickly.

  The war appears to be going on

pretty well and it looks very

bad for the Boche past next

spring. Still it will take a few

more knocks before he goes down

& under. I think he is preparing

for a big "bluff" which may

give him a chance of more

favourable peace terms. We ought

easily to be in a position to

demand a simple settlement

- no "buffer states" of Poland or

Alsace Loraine & I hope the

Boche will not be allowed to

"fox" at all. I think I told you


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  • January 2, 2019 20:06:11 Thomas A. Lingner

    line - but of course there is no

    shortage either of servants or sugar

    out here. I am glad you enjoyed

    your stay with Annie & Herb &

    that the time passed quickly.

      The war appears to be going on

    pretty well and it looks very

    bad for the Boche past next

    spring. Still it will take a few

    more knocks before he goes down

    & under. I think he is preparing

    for a big "bluff" which may

    give him a chance of more

    favourable peace terms. We ought

    easily to be in a position to

    demand a simple settlement

    - no "buffer states" of Poland or

    Alsace Loraine & I hope the

    Boche will not be allowed to

    "fox" at all. I think I told you

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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5037 / 56936
Source
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Contributor
Kate Ward
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


October 25, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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