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by Ernest E. Personeus
General & World History.
General & World History. World War II - Letters to Mom and After. By (author) Ernest P. Personeus. Millions of WWII veterens like Ernest Personeous, sent home letters throughout their time in "the big one" and many more of "the greatest generation" went on to long productive careers in the militry or in civilian public service careers whose origins could be found in their World War II Service. Here is one such story, made compelling by the fact that it covers most of the period of the WWII on the ground, the post-war occupation and the fight to marry the girl he found and grew to love in Germany.
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As those of the generation who fought in World War II age and pass on, their letters to their loved ones become even more poignant
As those of the generation who fought in World War II age and pass on, their letters to their loved ones become even more poignant. Adler, a writer and literary agent, has compiled an especially moving and frequently unsettling series of letters from both Allied and Axis soldiers. Many of the soldiers writing these letters eventually died in action.
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We hold around 7,500 collections of personal letters from the First World War in our archives. Air aces' in particular achieved celebrity status both during and after the war and their photographs regularly appeared in newspapers. Here are just a few of them. Of the eight aces listed here, seven were killed in action between 1916 and 1918 or died in flying accidents during or after the war. First World War. 5 Lucky Objects Of The First World War.
Out of the projected 16 volumes, the first volume, covering years from 1907 to 1922, was published in 2011.
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After the war, MacDonald became a renowned military historian and helped write several of the famous "Green Series" published by. .Webster's growing disenchantment with the war is clearly heard in his letters home to his mother. That's not unusual for a front line soldier.
After the war, MacDonald became a renowned military historian and helped write several of the famous "Green Series" published by the Army about the war. Sadly, Mr. MacDonald passed away in 1990, just before the new wave of nostalgia about the war that went on throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. But he never faultered in doing what he considered his duty.
Here is the letter in it's entirety. During WWII prior to letters being sent especially from a war zone country, there were censors who looked over the communications to make sure that if the letters or pictures fell into enemy hands no secrets of any military significance would aid in their efforts. Thus many of the pictures Jack sent to his wife had censor stamps on the back of them. In some cases (none in our possession) certain words would be marked out of a letter making that word or words unreadable.
We started out, but after 20 or 30 steps I had to stop. To say that the Russian people had it rough during World War II would be a monumental understatement. My breath became short, my heart pounded, and my legs gave way under me. An overpowering thirst seized me and I begged Yaeko-san to find me some water. But there was no water to be found. Depending on the source, it’s estimated that between 7–20 million Russian civilians died as a direct result of the conflict. In Leningrad alone, as many as 750,000 civilians starved to death as the Germans placed the city under siege for over two years, from September 1941 to January 1944.