Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-11-28, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg04_itm1_pc06
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-11-28, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Postcard from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to the family of Gust. (Gustav) Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Dated November 28, 1916, and postmarked Darmstadt, Übungsplatz, November 29, 1916. Pommer describes the nature of his day, discuses the last letter he wrote, then details the last few day and his difficulties getting up in the morning, the weather, working with explosive shells, and what he ate for his mid-day meal.
Description: 
Feldpostkarte; Darmstadt; postmark 29.11.16; 5.25x3.75" (13x10 cm)
Date: 
1916-11-28
Location: 
Darmstadt (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
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