Items (121 total)

  • Tags: war

Copy of letter from France mentioning the effect of war on the French landscape. The letter war written the night before John Jarmain was killed at Saint Honorine la Chardonne.

Manuscript letter card mentioning spending some days of leave at Sparta with Bianca and her family, Messina, Stromboli and some of his poems, 'Tobruk' and 'Alamein'.

Manuscript letter card from Sicily about war propaganda. Also including references to the Italian shops and his daughter.

Manuscript air letter from Sicily about Jarmain's children and wife, including a draft of the poem ''Faith'.

Manuscript letter card mentioning Collins, the publication of his poems, the preparation of another poem, life in the army and learning Italian in Sicily.

Manuscript letter card from Sicily.

Manuscript letter card mentioning the moving of the camp site to a place with electricity and Bianca Scafidi and her story.

Manuscript letter card mentioning a parachute which has been sent to his wife and a bean feast with his battery including a concert party with a jazz band.

Manuscript letter card mentioning Taormina and various entertainments planned before moving the camp to a different site. Concerts with local musicians, tea parties, a bean feast and dinner parties with dances, orchestra and cabaret.

Manuscript letter mentioning every day life in Sicily, a party at the camp site with members of a travelling concert party including a performance by Gracie Fields and another tea party held by local Italian aristocracy. Also including references to…

Manuscript letter card from Sicily mentioning a parade and a speech by Monty or Bernard Montgomery

Manuscript letter card mentioning Bianca and an Italian family met in Sicily and Jarmain's practicing Italian language.

Manuscript letter card about Janet Susan, Jarmain's daughter.

Manuscript letter card mentioning Jarmain's every day life in Sicily and the capitulation. Also including references to the local stores, cost of fabric and the benefits of living abroad for his daughter when learning a foreign language.

Manuscript letter mentioning every day life in Sicily and his having started another poem. Also including references to Messina, Castel Mola, his visit to Taormina and a Greek Theatre, Castiglione di Sicilia, Etna and the landscape.

Manuscript letter mentioning every day life in Sicily, managing an abandoned luxury hotel and climbing Mount Etna, including sketches of the volcano. There are also references to Stromboli and Lipari volcanic islands, the strait of Messina, Tobruk…

Manuscript letter card mentioning that the Sicily campaign is ended and his battery didn't take part in its final phase. Also including references to his time on the island and the South coast bombing stage of invasion.

Manuscript air letter from Sicily regarding income and taxes during war time.

Manuscript air letter mentioning that his battery is still in Sicily but will have no part in the final phase of the campaign. Letter also including references to Tunis, Tripoli, Sousse and Sfax.

Manuscript air letter from Sicily regarding income and taxes during war time.
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