Christmas Advent Calendar: 9 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

1 November 1917: Dear Dad and Mum, I arrived at the French seaport on Saturday alright. Had to stop the night at the rest camp and yesterday till 5:30 and then. We were hung up last night at a large junction but slept in the Y.M.C.A. so we have been alright as regards food. It was rough in the channel but I enjoyed the passage. How is Ada? Let me know and apologise to Miss Mukings for I was supposed to have said goodbye to her that night. Love from Bert xx

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