making the journey, vi

Dear husband

we have had no news from you for two years
write via the Red Cross
your mother died June 1942
We are all well.
Kisses. Your wife
Elisa Manson (Lunardello)

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[detail] italian wives and fiancees of New Zealand soldiers
arrive in New Zealand, 1946

3 Responses to “making the journey, vi”

  1. αμβρόσιος Says:

    text and image: te papa museum , weillington, nz [with permission]

  2. Καταπληκτικές φωτογραφίες και ιστορίες, κανονικό ταξίδι στο χρόνο… Να’σαι καλά!

  3. discolata Says:

    Kinder έκπληξη, πες αλεύρι…

    φιλιά, όπου κι αν είσαι….

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