Authors

Object ID

2019.2.335

Object Name

Telegram

Date

5-20-1945

Files

Download

Download Full Text (667 KB)

Description

Document titled “POST OFFICE TELEGRAM” in black print, stamped over with purple ink, includes five labelled strips, with one marked “MRS LE M THOUMINE SHANGRI-LA KINGS RD GUERNSEY =”

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Telegram sent to a Mrs. L.E. Thoumine in Guernsey, Channel Islands, just two weeks after the liberation of the Channel Islands on V-E Day, May 8, 1945. The Thoumine family can trace its lineage to the 16th century on Guernsey. This telegram from well-wishers expresses delight that Mrs. Thoumine has been liberated from the German occupation.

Dimensions

5 x 7 1/4"

Keywords

Channel Islands, Guernsey, L.E. Thoumine, Occupation of Channel Islands

Subcollection

Channel

Telegram Sent to Resident of Guernsey, Channel Islands after Liberation from German Occupation

Share

COinS
 

Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.