Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife



Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife


Ian writes that he bombed St Nazaire the previous evening. He received a parcel containing sea stockings and hopes to get some for his rear gunner. Catches up with family news.




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Two page handwritten letter


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Waltham 29th. 3. 43
My Darling,
Many thanks for the parcel & the letter. I am writing to Bert by this post & I shall try to see him this weekend.

I was at St Nazaire again last night but I was not on the Berlin show for a change. although it was an easy trip this time the weather favoured our chaps

I hoped that you wallopped [sic] the pair of them for eating those tablets? You should have done as a warning.
On Saturday I received a parcel from Aunt Jessie containing Sea Stockings. They were

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most comforting last night too. She said she can let me have another Pair [sic] for some one [sic] else so I am getting a pair for our Rear Gunner. He has a terrifically cold job at the best of times.

By the way my leave now is due to Commence on the [underlined] 14th [/underlined] of next month. If we get any more postponements [sic] It [sic] will B- well be August Holidays.

Well my dear I must close now because I have to write Aunt J. & Bert. It is a marvellous Lake District morning now I wish you were here darling

All my love for now
Ever yours



Ian Archer Wynn, “Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11812.

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