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Object ID

2019.2.234

Object Name

Postcard, Picture

Date

5-8-1945

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Description

Postcard with black and white image of a garden, bottom left corner marked “Bad Pyrmont,” bottom right corner marked “Palmengarten.” Back stamped by U.S. Army postal Service with date “May 8 1945.”

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Army Sergeant Charles Witham, 334th Infantry Regiment Stationed in Germany, sends and Army-censored postcard- US Army Postal Service 84- from Bad Pyrmont to his wife in Kansas on V-E Day, May 8, 1945. This postcard is one of a number he sent, obviously in celebration of the end of the war in the European theatre. Interestingly, the postcard carries no message: the date says it all.

Dimensions

4 x 6"

Keywords

VE Day, Charles Withem

Subcollection

1943-1945: Rescue, Aid and Liberation

Postcard from Serviceman to his Spouse on V-E Day

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