23.11.1914: Bernard in Winter | Bernard im Winter | Bernard en hiver

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4th Div. Amm. Col.   Nov 23rd ’14

Dear Father,

Thank you so much for the parcel of grub, it was
most acceptable, and much enjoyed by my assembled guests, Holmes
Newsome, and one, or two, others. The cake, tell Mary, was excellent
and lasted four days! Please thank the sisters for the OXO. cubes
they will be most useful now this cold weather has set in.

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18.11.1914: Der Kaiser bei Peters Division | The German Emperor at Peter’s Division | L’empereur allemand visite la division de Peter


+ Künstlerpostkarte [Künstler: Felix Schwormstädt, 1915] “S.M. Kaiser Wilhelm II. während eines Besuches in einer Artilleriestellung auf dem westlichen Kriegsschauplatz”, aus der Sammlung des Online-Projekts “Europeana 1914-1918”
+ Fotopostkarte [offizieller Fotograf für Kriegsberichterstattung: Paul Hoffmann, 1914-1916] “Der Kaiser bei einer Infanterie-Division auf dem westlichen Kriegsschauplatz“, aus der Sammlung des Online-Projekts “Europeana 1914-1918”
 

+ Artistic postcard [Artist: Felix Schwormstädt, 1915] “H.M. Emperor William II. during a visit of a artillery emplacement at the western theatre of war”, from the collection of the online-project “Europeana 1914-1918”
+ Photo postcard [official photographer for war reporting: Paul Hoffmann, 1914-1916] “The Emperor at a infantery division at the western theatre of war”, from the collection of the online-project “Europeana 1914-1918”
 

+ Carte postale artistique [Artiste Felix Schwormstädt, 1915] “S.M. l’Empereur Guillaume II lors d’une visite dans un poste d’artillerie sur le front de l’ouest”, issue de la collection du projet en ligne “Europeana 1914-1918”
+ Carte postale photographique [photographe officiel pour la correspondance de guerre : Paul Hoffmann, 1914-1916] “L’empereur se rend dans une Division d’Infanterie sur le front de l’ouest “, issue de la collection du projet en ligne “Europeana 1914-1918”.

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04.11.1914: Bernard’s Brother Injured | Bernards Bruder verletzt | Le frère de Bernard est blessé

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[P. 1]
Your letter of 29th to hand

4th Nov ’14

Dear Father,

You will be sorry, or perhaps a little
relieved, to hear that one of our party has
been invalided down to the base after an
accident in collision with an officer’s touring
car attached to the Food Supply Column.

Eddy was the luckless one in question, and
suffers from a broken leg. A clean break
half way between knee and ankle. He was
most cheerful when I saw him this morning
in No. 15 Clearing Hospital awaiting a motor
ambulance to convey him, and the others, to
the base hospital at Boulogne. The circumstances

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