Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1917-01-03, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg07_itm2_pc01
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1917-01-03, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Picture postcard from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to the family of Gust. (Gustav) Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Postmarked Bad Orb, √úbungsplatz, January 3, 1917. The postcard's image is of the training camp at Bad Orb. Pommer writes about being happier than usual, and how that day the soldiers received better than usual rations. These include potato, sauerkraut, pork and more.
Description: 
Photo Postcard: Lager Wegscheide; postmark -3.1.17; 5.5x3.5" (14x9 cm)
Date: 
1917-01-03
Location: 
Bad Orb (Germany)
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
Subject: 
Pommer, Paul--Correspondence
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, German
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Food supply--Germany
Subject: 
Military training camps
Subject: 
Personal correspondence
Subject-AAT: 
Correspondence artifacts
Subject-AAT: 
Picture postcards
Places Identified: 
Wegscheide (Orb)
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: 
2019