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  • Collection: World War I Postcard Collection

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Tourists who knew Ypres and its Rue de Lille in the days of peace can best appreciate the awfulness of its fate in the war

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Les prisonniers faits le 2 jour de l'offensive passant par Saint-Etienne du Temple pour Être dirigés sur des camps de concentration. Leur nombre total pendant l'offensive se monte a environ 22 000. German prisoners captured during the second day…

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Message on card reads "France 1/7/16 Dear Winnie, Have not had a mail for a long time the boys are becoming restless about it, we are inclined to thnk it has been sunk. I expect to hear from Clyde soon as he should be near England now; he will have…

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Message on card reads "France 9/5/18 Dear Win, Here is some more statuary for you. I have written this letter on my knee and consequently have not given much news but I know you will understand. "C'est la guerre" says the Frenchman (they blame…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. France 29/11/17 Dear Win, You will think I send you nothing but ruins but they are the only cards worth sending about here. Yours Stan"

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. France 4/2/17 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I have not yet frozen though I am pretty close to it. Weather is very bleak. Yours Stan"

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 4/2/17 Dear Winnie, I haven't yet seen the beautiful women that France is noted for yet. No doubt they are to be found somewhere. Yours…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 4/12/16 Dear Win, I would rather give you ten pounds than be with the crowd swimming today, it is terribly cold. Yours Stan"

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 13/1/17 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I am quite right again. I am going to the base. Yours Stan"

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Message on card reads "This place was the residence of the Fairfax families in Cromwell's time. The Postmaster General lives there at present."

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria. Message on card reads "Dear Winnie, Just a line to let you know I am well waiting patiently for a line it will come soon I hope. Yours sincerely, Stan. Egypt 8/1/16 Write soon Win"

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Message on card reads "July 26th. 1923 Age 8."

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. Belgium 9-9-17 Dear Winnie, You will think I can get nothing but cathedral cards but I know that you like such works of art, do you not? Sincerely…

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Adressed to Miss W. Leister, c/o Mrs H. Gould, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Vic., Australia. Message on card reads "13/02/19 Dear Win, One of the many magnificant statues in Brussels, it is a great place, the buildings are wonderful and…

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Message on card reads "I like very much when the sea is strong but…shall like to be In…during this tempest…"

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Byrne, Railway Road, Carnegie, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "On Active Service. France 4/6/16 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I am well. Nothing of any interest to tell you. I wrote a letter last…

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Message on card reads "This gives you a good idea of what some the villages and towns are today. I bought these cards in Abbeville this week. Love from Jimmy"

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Message on card reads "The residence of Black Beetles"

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Message on card reads "This card shows the effect of a bomb from a Gotha. Jan 1919. Love from James"