Monday, 6 October 2008

Wilfred Owen's last letter from "The Smokey Cellar"

Wilfred Owen's last letter home written from 'The Smoky Cellar of the Forester's House' near Ors, France on 31st October 1918. Owen was killed in action at the Battle of the Sambre, just one week before the war ended on 11th November 1918. This is one of Owen's letters that has been digitised for inclusion in the First World War Poetry Digital Archive.

Image copyright: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Centre, University of Texas at Austin / The Wilfred Owen Literary Estate.

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