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British Red Cross and World of Books search to reunite historical document and its owner

09 November 2020 Share

World of Books Group and British Red Cross seek to reunite piece of World War 2 history with its owner

• World of Books Group have discovered a moving and poignant hand-written letter from a British World War 2 soldier serving in Italy.

• The note, written to thank a schoolgirl who had spent time knitting mittens for troops in the trenches, was found tucked away inside a book.

• During the War, those on the home front were encouraged to knit comforts for serving soldiers, with widespread initiatives run by organisations such as the British Red Cross.

• World of Books and the British Red Cross are now looking to reunite this piece of World War 2 history with its owner and discover more about the soldier who penned it.

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