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65844: Letter To Susan Owen

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posted on 2024-04-19, 15:03 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Back in France Owen describes a recent attack in which he captured a German Machine Gun post and scores of prisoners (it was for this that he was awarded the Military Cross). Says his nerves are in perfect order and notes that the War will be soon over. This is letter no. 662 in Ed. 'Wilfred Owen Collected Letters'.

History

Identifier

5429.cpd | 4922.jpg | WOHRLET662-1.jpg 4923.jpg | WOHRLET662-2.jpg 4924.jpg | WOHRLET662-3.jpg

Creator

Owen, Wilfred (1893-1918)

Date

4th October 1918 - 5th October 1918

Date Created

04/10/1918

Temporal Date

05/10/1918

Spatial

Beaurevoir-Fonsomme Line, France

Source

Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Letter | Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3

Number of Pages

3

Contributor

Jennifer Dunn

Rights

The Harry Ransom Center / The Wilfred Owen Literary Estate

Collection ID

Wilfred Owen Letters f.662-1 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.662-2 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.662-3

Repository Name

The Harry Ransom Center

Repository Address

The University of Texas at Austin, 21st and Guadalupe Streets, Austin, Texas, 78712, USA

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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    The Wilfred Owen Collection

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