Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1917-01-01, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg06_itm1_pc09
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1917-01-01, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Picture postcard from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to Lydia Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Postmarked Bad Orb, Übungsplatz, January 1, 1917. The postcard has a picture of the field altar at Bad Orb, along with the text “Truppenübungsplatz Orb Wegscheide, Feldaltar.” Pommer addresses his sister and asks about the new year. He writes about he will be marching the next day. He asks for Lydia to share the package he sent with everyone.
Description: 
Photo postcard; Feld-Post; Bad Orb; postmark: 2.1.17; 5.5x3.5" (14x9 cm)
Date: 
1917-01-01
Location: 
Bad Orb (Germany)
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
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
People Identified: 
Pommer, Lydia
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