Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1918-01-20, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg10_itm1_pc13
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1918-01-20, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Letter from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to the family of Gust. (Gustav) Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Letter is dated January 20, Wetteren, postmarked January 21, 1918. Pommer describes the cleaning duties he was assigned Sunday instead of spending time at church, as he suggests his family is likely doing. He expressed his liking for the weekend and the package he received, which contained tobacco and other goods. He requests another package from his family.
Description: 
Feldpostbrief; Kais. Deutsche Feldpost; postmark: 21.1.18; 5x3.5" (12.5x9 cm)
Date: 
1918-01-20
Location: 
Wetteren (Belgium)
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
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