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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Tunisia--El Kef"

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An edition of Laghouat Internment camp weekly magazine with many articles covering a wide range of topics.

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Sent by J B Morton. Flowers and bells on the front with green ribbon. Woman at post-box inside front. Christmas greetings inside right.

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Writes that he has received correspondence from home and from pen friends. States he cannot write to the latter as he is only allowed two letters a month. Explains that he cannot say a great deal in letters and that politics are taboo. Explains about…

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States he is fit and well and his greatest concern is their health. Mentions the weather. Says he is becoming an epicure and looks forward to experimenting. Says he has written 5 letters and hopes they got through. Wishes them a happy Christmas.…

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Writing from Tunisia that he is perfectly well as are the others. He is keeping letter simple in order not to write anything that may prevent the letter being delivered. Mentions the current climate and availability of grapes, figs, olives and…

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Hopes that they had received his first letter telling them he was well and interned at Le Kef. Writes of his daily activities and that there is plenty of English reading material available. Recalls his fathers recent birthday and send greetings.…

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Writes that he was pleased to get a letter from Red Cross at Geneva informing him that his name had been forwarded to the prisoner of war information bureau in London and that they would inform his parents of his address. Mentions he has written…

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Mentions he is allowed two letters a month and hopes his previous ones have arrived. Hopes they are keeping well. Reports he is well and has not lost any weight. Mentions current weather and that they are quite high up. Writes of various clothes he…

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Writes he is doing well and has been sunbathing and comments on the weather. Mentions he has sent a number of letters via the Red Cross but has had no acknowledgement that they had been forwarded to them. Asks that they cable him via the American…

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Writes that he still has not heard from them and wonders if everything is alright with them. He suggest various ways they might get in touch: through the American consul Tunis, British consul Tangiers and Red Cross Geneva. Some compatriots have…

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Writes he was pleased to receive their letter but that he can only send two a month. Comments on letter s content and notes he had received a postcard from the Red Cross informing him they were forwarding his letters to them. Suggests they cable him…

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Had not received any letters since he last wrote. Says he has little news to report and comments on the weather with heavy rain and cold. Mentions little wood available for heating making it cold at night. Comments on the locals and their dress.…

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Reports that he was very pleased with the arrival of nine of their letters as well as mail from other relatives and friends. As he is only allowed two letters a month and one postcard a week, he would not be able to reply to everyone. He writes that…

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Catches up with mail sent and received. Mentions he is sunburned and comments on local weather. Writes that it is grape season and they are five francs a kilo. Mentions his weight, food and exercise opportunities. Goes on to comment on conditions and…

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Reports letters that have arrived since his last letter to them and a cable that only took two days. Mentions letters from other people but he could not write back to them all because of his mail allowance and lack of post cards. Catches up with…

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Catches up with mail received and sent. Mentions there had been a tightening up recently and after six months confinement made him realise what a gift freedom was. Writes of blossom he has seen and that they are confined to camp. He mentions sharing…

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Catches up on mail sent and received and notes several letters seem to be going astray. He states he writes a letter a fortnight as well as occasional postcards and he is sending this one by airmail. He had also sent a cable. They get news by local…

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Writes about mail received and that airmail was best method. Continues with commiseration about situation with his dad, Hopes she will get allotment from his pay which he has tried to increase three times. He suggest she contact the air ministry to…

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Writes that he has not had any mail for some time but he hopes that family affair has settled down. Has difficulty associating his mothers new location with home. Writes of his visit to a dentist. Contrasts the countryside to the last time they…

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Catches up with mail received and reminds them that to arrive by airmail it must be so marked on the envelope and have correct stamps. Mentions airmail is much quicker. states that he has sent them letters fortnightly and hopes they have arrived.…

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Delighted to receive his letter of 1st September and noted that it was in order with no deletions. Her investigations showed there was no quick way to get news to prisoners of war and suspected he would not get this letter until after the new year.…

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Is very happy to have a letter from him after long weeks of waiting to hear any news. Tries to picture him in his surroundings and wonders how much he would miss the green of England. Mentions being informed by the air ministry that he was interned…

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Writes they are well and looking forward to another letter from him. States that mail took a long time and sorry they could not get in touch quickly. Wonders how seasons are with him and comments on weather. Catches up with news of friends, family…

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Writes of their activities and is wondering what he is doing. Comments on weather. Notes Christmas in six weeks and sad they cannot get message to him before that. Mentions letters they have send and received from others. Catches up with news of…
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