Letter from Donald Baker to his mother

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Title

Letter from Donald Baker to his mother

Description

First letter since arriving in England after liberation. Gives account of liberation after a three week march from last camp. Writes that the weather had been good and they had had Red Cross parcels and plenty of cigarettes. Describes activities back in England and that they now had leave. Says he would visit Scotland and then be ready to come go home. Writes it was wonderful to be free and that he had put on weight. Describes London hopes they would not be disappointed that he had not managed to get straight home but says he was not likely to get to visit England again.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-05

Rights

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Format

Three page handwritten airmail letter

Language

Identifier

SBakerDA19210428v20171

Temporal Coverage

Citation

D A Baker, “Letter from Donald Baker to his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 28, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/25775.

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