Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1918-03-03, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg15_itm1_pc01
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1918-03-03, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Picture postcard from musketeer Paul Pommer addressed to his brother Martin Pommer in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Hand dated dated March 3, 1918. The picture’s image features a color scene of three smiling soldiers smoking cigars outside of a trench enclosure. Caption reads: "Eine feine Marke" ("A fine brand"). Pommer describes the hard day of military exercises. He sends his thanks to his mother for a package with a booklet he received two nights ago. Short on time, Pommer sends hasty greeting to Martin, mother, father, and brother Ernst.
Description: 
Color Picture Postcard; "Eine feine Marke"; 3.5x5.5 (9x14 cm)
Date: 
1918-03-03
Location: 
France?
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
Subject: 
Pommer, Paul--Correspondence
People Identified: 
Pommer, Martin
Places Identified: 
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Subject-AAT: 
Correspondence artifacts
Subject: 
Soldiers--Germany--Correspondence
People Identified: 
Pommer, Carl Gustav
Subject-AAT: 
Picture postcards
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, German
People Identified: 
Pommer, Ernestine Emilie
Subject: 
Personal correspondence
People Identified: 
Pommer, Ernst
Subject: 
Military education--France
Subject: 
Cigar smoking
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.
File Format: 
image/jp2
Digitization Date: 
2020