Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-11-18, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg04_itm1_pc02
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-11-18, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Postcard from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to the family of Gust. (Gustav) Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Dated November 18, 1916 and postmarked from Darmstadt, Übungsplatz, presumably on November 19. Contains details about his day and the amount of men stationed at Darmstadt as well as their ages. The way Pommer writes about the positive influence of the older men may indicate he is one of the younger soldiers.
Description: 
Feldpostkarte; Darmstadt; postmark -9.11.16; 5.25x3.75" (13x10 cm)
Date: 
1916-11-18
Location: 
Darmstadt (Germany)
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
Places Identified: 
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Subject-AAT: 
Correspondence artifacts
Subject: 
Pommer, Paul--Correspondence
Subject: 
Soldiers--Germany--Correspondence
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, German
Subject: 
Germany. Heer
Subject: 
Personal correspondence
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Source: 
Paul Pommer, World War I German soldier’s scrapbook. World War I German Soldiers Album Collection. Western Michigan University Special Collections: http://luna.library.wmich.edu/luna/servlet/s/i92l44
Provenance: 
Purchased by WMU Special Collections in February 2015 from F.A. Bernett Books of Boston, who obtained them from the family of Paul Pommer, Germany.
Language: 
ger
Collection: 
World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives
Rights: 
No Known Copyright. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu
File Format: 
image/jp2
Digitization Date: 
2018