Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-12, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg04_itm2_pc04
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-12, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Picture postcard from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to Mart. (Martin) Pommer in Frankfurt. The picture features a street view of Darmstadt, Germany, Text: “Darmstadt. Paradeplatz. Groβherzog Ludwig VI. Denkmal mit Hoftheater.” Paul write to his brother about his training with hand grenades and side weapons. He also mentions a shooting and that it was a solemn matter.
Description: 
Photo Postcard; Darmstadt; postmark: 1.12.16; 5.5x3.5 (9x14 cm)
Date: 
1916-12
Location: 
Darmstadt (Germany)
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
Places Identified: 
Hoftheater (Darmstadt, Germany)
Subject: 
Pommer, Paul--Correspondence
Subject: 
Soldiers--Germany--Correspondence
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, German
Subject: 
Personal correspondence
Subject-AAT: 
Correspondence artifacts
Subject-AAT: 
Picture postcards
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: lib-dc@wmich.edu
File Format: 
image/jp2
Digitization Date: 
2018