Christmas Advent Calendar: 24 December

To celebrate my forthcoming book, Postcards from the Front: 1914-1919 (due out next Spring), each day from now until Christmas, I will be posting on this blog, postcards from the First World War with their messages home.  Click on the picture to be taken to an external website which will be of First World War interest. Each day, the link will take you to a different website and, hopefully, help you discover resources new to you.  Just like a traditional advent calendar, you’ll not know what you’ve got until you’ve opened (or clicked) the door.

My Advent Calendar is my Christmas gift to you. Happy Christmas!

Postcards from the Front: 1914-1919

What’s behind the door?… Click on the picture above. When you’ve finished viewing the external website, come back to my blog and, in the comments, tell me what you think of the website you’ve just visited.

Postcards from the Front: 1914-1919

Dear Maggie, I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your holidays & had a good time. I have never received the card you sent me. I am afraid it has got lost. With a bit of luck I may be home sometime next month so don’t be surprised if I come into the shop. Yours sincerely Bert.


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One Response to Christmas Advent Calendar: 24 December

  1. Barry Young says:

    I read your posts on Great War Forum regarding your research for Postcards from the Front. You mention a V.A.D nurse called Gertrude Unwin, she is from a local family that I have researched, especially her 3 brothers who had distinguished military careers. One became an advisor to the War Office during WW2.
    I have pre-ordered your book and look forward to reading it.


    Barry Young
    Haverhill & District Local History Group

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