15.01.1917: Bernard’s War Loan | L’emprunt de guerre de Bernard | Bernard zeichnet Kriegsanleihen

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-15.1.17-

Dear old Dad.

Are you the father of a daughter-in-law
yet? Faut expliques. I had a capital letter
from Mary yesterday giving me all the news.
What is this she tells me about Eddy hot
stuffing your china & silver. Mon dieu, et
sacré mon dieu chien! Il a pas peur.
Bloody lip in plain English. What are
you doing, taking to chop sticks?
What about this war loan? I am ordering
two copies of it. Think I can scrape up enough
dust to pay for one dish, must overdraw a …

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09.01.1917: Uneingeschränkter U-Boot-Krieg | Unrestricted Submarine Warfare | La guerre sous-marine à outrance

Gemälde “Untergang der Lusitania“. Quelle: Deutsches Bundesarchiv, DVM 10 Bild-23-61-17 / CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Painting “Sinking of the Lusitania“. Source: German Federal Archives, DVM 10 Bild-23-61-17 / CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Peinture “Naufrage du Lusitania“. Source: Les Archives Fédérales allemandes, DVM 10 Bild-23-61-17 / CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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01.01.1917: Bernard in High Spirits | Bernard de très bonne humeur | Bernard in bester Stimmung

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-1.1.17-

Dear old Dad,
A very happy “New Year” to you, and
many, many more of them!
What a life!! ‘Xmas, and then “New
Year’s Eve,” some revelry!! You must
be having great times by your account,
up to your ears in festivities, dances, &
what not. Do send me a very full
account so soon as your hand steadies down
a bit! How is the matrimonial Eddy …

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