Primary document: Letter home from my Great Uncle Eddy on May 8, 1944, around Mother’s Day. Alludes to the impending D-Day invasion, confesses homesickness, and reveals home-bound money orders meant to finance a Mother’s Day gift for my Great Great Grandmother. Definitely got major feels reading this.
I’d say he set the bar pretty high for us children 😳. #history #family #dday #ww2 #primarydocument #mothersday