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WWII letter discovered in a secondhand book

WWII letter found in second hand book


Discovering a piece of World War II history

At World of Books Group, we have discovered a moving and poignant hand-written letter from a British World War II soldier who was serving in Italy.

The note, written to thank a schoolgirl who had spent time knitting mittens for troops in the trenches, was found tucked away inside a book. During the war, those on the home front were encouraged to knit comforts for serving soldiers, with widespread initiatives run by organisations such as the British Red Cross. See photos of the WWII letter below, read the transcript here!

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Beautiful Bookishly Themed Weddings

By Sarah Kneath

With the wedding season in full-swing, we’ve been having a look at book-inspired and themed weddings. From the beautiful centre-pieces, to the literary inspired invitations… There are some truly stunning ideas out there that can help you to plan the most beautiful day. Continue Reading

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Wonderful World of Books

Wonderful World of BooksBy Sarah Kneath

World of Books was established by a group of dedicated book lovers and specialise in selling quality used books at competitive prices to millions of customers worldwide each year. We appreciate the impact a good book can have and can relate to the excitement of a new page turner or the familiar joy of an old favourite. Continue Reading