Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1917-12-16, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg08_itm1_pc01
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1917-12-16, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Letter from Paul Pommer, addressed to the family of Gust. (Gustav) Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Envelope is postmarked Friedberg, Hessen. Letter is dated December 16, 1917. Pommer addresses his family and describes his arrival in Friedberg, how many came, what the process looked like, and the amounts of men per division. He describes his past few days and what living at Friedberg is like. He does not think of it favorably and at the end of the letter writes he hopes he won't have to stay there long, hinting that he wants the war to be over.
Description: 
Feldpostbrief; Friedberg; postmark: 17.12.17; 4.75x3.5" (12x9 cm)
Date: 
1917-12-16
Location: 
Friedberg (Hesse, Germany)
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
Subject: 
Pommer, Paul--Correspondence
Subject-AAT: 
Correspondence artifacts
Subject: 
Soldiers--Germany--Correspondence
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, German
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: lib-dc@wmich.edu
File Format: 
image/jp2
Digitization Date: 
2019