The Day

//The Day

The Day

Extract from WW1 letter dated 11 November 1918
From Charrington in London to Ethel Linn in USA
“THE DAY”
Dear Mrs Linn, Only time to say thank God the fighting is over … Guns went off at 11 o’clock, everyone cheered, traffic stopped & it looks like 10 Lord Mayor Shows … I saw several American Navy Boys opposite Cannon St Station dancing with girls who had made their hats out of union Jack flags… At the Mansion House you see dense crowds & thousands of small hand flags….”

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