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1918 Feb. 3

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick has arrived in France and he believes that he will stay there for a while. He remembers some french from Classical High School and he is trying to learn more in his spare moments. Hopefully he will learn enough french so that he can get by.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Mar. 6

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick has not received a letter from Letty yet, his friend Casey let him read a letter from Lynn that had information. It is much colder in the part of France that Nick is in now, it has snowed for three days but it does not stick on the ground. Nick knows a few words in french, a french soldier is going to teach him French and Nick will teach him English. Nick has only been pa... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 May 19

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick has been working everyday but when they have a Sunday off they are going to get a team together and play baseball against the Canadians. Nick misses Letty, he was looking at the photograph of them in their bathing suits at the beach and was thinking about how he could be enjoying himself if it wasn't for the Kaiser. There has been boming near him which is not pleasant. he asks for Let... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 June 4

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick discusses the war and how there are no signs of peace. The Germans are killing innocent women and children and forcing them from their homes. He knows that the Americans have a tough road ahead but he believes they will put Germany out of existence. The other day Nick's blankets were taken from his tent, except for the most important one that Letty gave to him.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 May 20

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - The weather has made it feel like summer, the trees are beginning to blossom and after work Nick will take a walk through the country. It is hard to be cheerful even when the weather is nice. They have been having beautiful moonlight during the nights which means that the Germans will come over to bomb. Nick prays that it will be over soon and everyone will be able to return h... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 May 29

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick hopes that Letty received the articles that he sent her in April since it is impossible to buy anything in town now. The air raids happen every night, and it is hard to sleep. The British have been able to shoot down some of the German planes, one landed near them and Nick was able to take a piece as a souvenir. he is going to try to get a picture taken so that Letty can see what he... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 May 30

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick can imagine the Memorial Day back home in Lynn, but there are no holidays for him. They are hoping to have Sunday off since the Canadians are having a field day, and they will be putting together a baseball team. He asks Letty to tell Bill what to bring when he goes to France including russet shoes, since the army is not issuing them anymore, and blankets. Before Nick came to this of... more

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