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Catalog Number 2013.33.2
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content Dated January 21, 1945 (Le Havre).

"Petite Femme:
Je t'aime beaucoup.
Ce jardin sur cette
carte ne existe plus.
Je suis bien mais
je suis pas dans cette
ville maintenant. J'ai
pas beaucoup chance
à écrire. D'amour et
des beau bises. Omer"

[Dearest Wife:
I love you so much.
The garden on this
card does not exist anymore.
I am well but
I am not in this
town now. I don't
have a lot of chances
to write. Love and
kisses. Omer.]

Morin served in the ordinance division of the U.S. army, repairing artillery and other equipment. He remained in France until 1946. Compare this postcard in English with 2013.33.1 - written in English. Both Omer and his wife, Yvette were bilingual, like many of their generation.

Title Postcard from France, 1945
Date 1/21/1945
People Morin, Omer
Morin, Yvette
Search Terms Lewiston, Me.
France
Le Havre, France
Subjects World War II
Language
Imagefile 001\2013332.JPG