What a sad little collection

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Saw it on evil bay, she must have treasured his letters for years in the book he gave her, possibly all that is left of a life shattered, very poignant.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-ORIGINAL-LETTERS-BOOK-PHOTO-SGT-W-G-REED-50-SQN-RAF-KIA-15-6-43-AGE-20-/290717101902?pt=UK_Collectables_Militaria_LE&hash=item43b016ef4e#ht_667wt_922

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It's sweet that she kept it all for so long.
Very sad though.

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My mother had a boyfriend during the war who was killed during a night raid on Germany. My father recently passed away and my Mother went into care. Going through my mothers effects, I found some mementos. Folks today often lose sight of just how young everyone was.
Such things were common. War is such a waste of life - for all sides.