Leighton, Roland, Letter, 20-21 April 1915

00001445.jpg
Description: 
to Vera Brittain

Tabs

Case Study: 
Violets from the Trenches: Selections from the Letters of Roland Leighton and Vera Brittain
Creator: 
Leighton, Roland
Source: 
letter
Date: 
20-21 April 1915
Place: France
Collection/Fonds: 
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00001445
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image, audio
Format: 
jpg mp3
Transcript: 

Your two last letters came one last night and one the night before, and I read them by candlelight sitting on the little wooden bench outside my dug-out. I am sitting there now writing this, while the sun shines on the paper and a bee is humming round and round the bed of primroses in front of me. War and primroses! At the moment it does not seem as if there could be such a thing as war. Our