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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-04-01"

Les had arranged for £50 to be sent to his mother and the cheque is enclosed in this letter.


Wanda Szuwalska was born on a farm in Poland and was deported to Russia by train at the start of the Second World War. She talks of the journey to Russia, the time she and her family spent there, then coming to England and becoming a WAAF. Wanda…

A half-length portrait of Alec. On the reverse is stamped '1 Apr 1942'.

Reports arrival of 6 letters, passes on news and Easter greetings.

Writes about the cost of food, flowers coming out and comments on the weather. Mentions again the arrival of six letters from him the previous week and glad they were able to celebrate Christmas in camp. Relief to hear they were getting Red Cross…

Writes that she has just come in and commenting on clear sky and large moon and wonders whether he is flying. Hopes he will return safely. Continues with news of her domestic and gardening activities and finances. Reports on visit to baby clinic and…

Peter Lamprey writes complaining that he has had only one letter and that there is no news from his end. He is hoping only to spend 10 days on Tiree and that he was disappointed to miss his leave. He concludes with some light hearted banter.
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