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  • Edith Cavell: a Postcard Caused Her Murder

    Edith Cavell: a Postcard Caused Her Murder


    It seems that the stories of war live forever. One such story is the tragic death of Edith Cavell who died in October 1915 by a German firing squad. The story is related to us by at least three sets of postcards. Read on ….

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Past Article


Today is New Year’s Eve, it is also the Fifth Sunday of December. At Postcard History you get three articles for the price of one on Fifth Sundays! Ventriloquism, domestic service in the 1930s, and ice palaces are topics worlds-apart, but that is exactly what makes Fifth Sunday special.

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