Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents



Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents


Relates news they have heard on Peenemünde operation and states they will not give up hope. Catches up with news. From Ada and Aunt. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.



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Two page handwritten letter


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Crabtree Road

Thursday Sept 2nd 1943

Dear Joe & Peggy
Did you hear the 7AM news last Friday morning they mentioned the raid at Peenemunde Nr Stettin saying it was a very dangerous undertaking on the sea shore, then it was in some of the morning papers but I expect you saw the pictures of it. We look for a letter every post but shall not give up hope and dont [sic] you. They returned my letter a week ago but no news in it. Glad to say Aunt is a good bit better, and plenty of work. Hope Peter is settling down and getting used to his new surrounding I'm not looking forward to the blackout and I am sure youre [sic] not, and its not been much of a summer has it

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There is not much to tell, had a picture of May’s Baby he is a lovely boy to be sure. They are all well have not heard from Nellie hope she is keeping well. and Tim we have not heard from for some time
Must close now with
love from Ada and Aunt.


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