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53837: German postcard 'Sei getreu bis in den Tod'

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Postcard depicting a wounded German soldier being visited by Christ, with the caption: 'Sei getreu bis in den Tod' ('Be loyal unto death'). Noted as 'Taken from a dead German'.

Part of the photograph and scrap album of Revd. Leonard Thomas Pearson, Army Chaplain's Department (attached No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station), discovered in a skip and deposited with the Bodlian Library. Revd. Pearson was interviewed by Lyn Macdonald for her book 'The Roses of No Man's Land', which contains two extracts and a photograph.

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Identifier

4081.jpg| GWA_2469_ricegermancard.jpg|

Subject

Unknown

Date

1914 - 1915

Date Created

01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1915

Source

Postcard

Medium

Card

Type

Postcard

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Stuart Lee | P Vainker

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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