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WW1 Diary – June 27, 1915

Second installment from the diary of my great-grandfather’s sister Alise, written during the First World War, just a few miles from the front lines of the Eastern Front. For the background, see here.

June 27, 1915

My thirtieth birthday. Already!! I haven’t lived in vain. I am at peace in my life. There is enough of everything. [...]

WW1 Diary - June 24, 1915

When visiting a great-aunt of mine (my maternal grandfather’s sister) in Latvia, she shared with me a real family treasure – the wartime diary of her aunt, written during the First World War. I photographed all of the pages, and am now slowly transcribing and then translating the content. It provides a fascinating view into [...]