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Private Papers of H H Kassman – Letter from Kassman to Mother, November 11, 1941

Date:

11.11.1941

Location:

טוברוק

Personality:

H. Henry Kassman

Organization:

הצבא הבריטי

Archive:

Imperial War Museum (IWM)

Folder Number:

Gunner HH Kassman 11-12.1941

Description

Letter from Gunner H. Henry Kassman to his mother, from within a file of his correspondence between 1941-1943 compiled by his daughter in 2010. File’s contents are primarily typed letters and other correspondence, occasionally reproduced (often in addition to the typed version), and also include photographs, diary entries from Kenneth Rankin’s book Top-Hats in Tobruk, some other written materials, and some explanatory material. For further information, please see the folder summary. For all posts about this collection, please click on the “H. Henry Kassman” tag in this post.

Page 2: Letter to mother. Discussion of past and present ceremony (and lack thereof) for Armistice Day. Reflection on history in the making; description of army food.

Censor: J Ronald Shearan

Photograph: “— [word deleted by censor] guns shelling El Adem aerodrome, 11/41″ Compiler’s note: [A copy of this photo is at the Imperial War Museum, reference HU 49287]

1/2 page, typed. 1 reproduced photograph. Dated November 11, 1941 (letter; photograph dated 11/1941).

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