Letter to Tom Whitehead from Caterpillar Club

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Title

Letter to Tom Whitehead from Caterpillar Club

Description

Addressed to Stalag Luft 1. Welcomes him to Caterpillar Club and encloses membership card.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-09-30

Contributor

Claire Monk

Rights

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Format

One page printed letter

Language

Identifier

EIrvinLLWhiteheadT430930

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

CATERPILLAR CLUB
September 30, 1943.

Sgt. T Whitehead,
Gefangenennummer:1051
M_STAMMLAGER LUFT 1,
Via Stalag Luft 3,
DEUTSCHLAND.

Dear Sgt. Whitehead.

Many thanks for your card and I am indeed glad to hear that one of our chutes was the means of saving your life.

I have much pleasure in welcoming you as a member of the Caterpillar Club, and will certainly do as you requested with your Caterpillar Pin, [sic]

Enclosing your membership Card herewith, with our compliments and best wishes, I am,
Yours sincerely,
[Signature]
For Leslie L. Irvin

MEL.
Encl.

Collection

Citation

L L Irvin, “Letter to Tom Whitehead from Caterpillar Club,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 14, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17148.

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