German letter plus translation

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Accession Number EXDOC039
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Object type Letters
Maker Unknown
Date made 1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Transcript Download PDF document of German letter plus translation (file)
Description

Letter from an unknown German soldier (in Morlancourt Sector) to his mother. In the letter he praises the fighting qualities of Australian Troops, and mentions the heavy casualites his regiment has suffered. The letter was captured by 7th Brigade and translated.

History / Summary

(7th Inf Bde, AIF )
1918
LETTER FROM GERMAN SOLDIER (IN MORLANCOURT SECTOR) TO HIS MOTHER WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATION. PRAISES FIGHTING QUALITIES OF AUSTRALIAN TROOPS. HIS REGIMENT HAS HAD HEAVY CASUALTIES.