Dealing with wartime bereavement

Bereavement

Bereavement was an inevitable part of wartime life. Soldiers fighting for their country are at an obvious risk of injury and death. No matter how common death is though, it is still difficult to deal with. The documents that follow comprise an example of correspondence received by Captain Maskell from the family of one of his men, who had been killed in action. The matter of fact nature of the letter is quite revealing, as is the determination to carry on and get the job done.

Second World War  
Causes of the Second World WarHow well prepared for war was Germany in 1939?How well prepared for war was Poland in 1939?
How well prepared for war was Britain in 1939?How well prepared was the Soviet Union for war in 1939?How well prepared for war was France in 1939?
Statistical analysis of Europe's readiness for war in 1939
Documents and Personal Histories of the Second World War
Battle of the Bulge. Diary EntriesAircraft Recognition SketchesAir Raid Roles and Precautions
Dealing with wartime bereavement

Second World War

Causes of the Second World War How well prepared for war was Germany in 1939? How well prepared for war was Poland in 1939?
How well prepared for war was Britain in 1939? How well prepared was the Soviet Union for war in 1939? How well prepared for war was France in 1939?
Statistical analysis of Europe’s readiness for war in 1939

Documents and Personal Histories of the Second World War

Battle of the Bulge. Diary Entries Aircraft Recognition Sketches Air Raid Roles and Precautions
Dealing with wartime bereavement