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Date Original

1918 April 1

Description

Letter from England's King George V to American soldiers who came through England or were in the British sector of France.

Transcription

Soldiers of the United States, the
people of the British Isles welcome
you on your way to take your
stand beside the Armies of
many Nations now fighting in
the Old World the great battle
for human freedom.
The Allies will gain new heart
& spirit in your company.
I wish that I could shake
the hand of each one of you
&bid you God speed on your
mission.
George R.I.
April 1918

Physical Description

Letter, 5" x 7.75"; Envelope, 5.25" x 4.25"

Subjects

World War I; Kings; Soldiers; Correspondence

Contributor

King George V

Geographical Area

England

Language

English

Identifier

World War I collection, MS.000765, Box 1, Folder 32

Resource Type

Image

Collection

World War I collection, MS.000765

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, King George V to American Soldiers, 1918 April 1, World War I collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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