Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-11-24, World War I

Identifier: 
exwsPmr4_pg11_itm1_pc01
Title: 
Paul Pommer correspondence, 1916-11-24, World War I
Creator: 
Pommer, Paul
Description: 
Postcard from musketeer Paul Pommer, addressed to the family of Gust. (Gustav) Pommer in Frankfurt, Germany. Letter dated November 24, postmarked Darmstadt, Übungsplatz, November 25, 1916. The postcard features an illustration of two German cavalrymen in the battlefield. Below this image the poem "Reiterlied" written by Theodor Körner. In his message, Pommer briefly mentions that he should be available on Sunday to be visited by his family and that he gets out of the barracks at 3.
Description: 
Card with color picture of soldiers and verse; postmark: 25.11.16; 3.25x5.25" (8.5x13.5 cm)
Date: 
1916-11-24
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
Subject-AAT: 
Picture postcards
People Identified: 
Körner, Theodor, 1791-1813
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