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Object ID

2019.2.335

Object Name

Telegram

Date

5-20-1945

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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

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Channel

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

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