A Wartime Log - YMCA POW book

A Wartime Log - YMCA POW book

Code: P27371

£60.00 Approx $76.05, €70.18
 

'A Wartime Log - A Remembrance From Home Through The American Y.M.C.A.'  Published by The Prisoners' Aid Of The Y.M.C.A., Geneva, Switzerland.  These hard-backed books were sent into Prisoner of War camps inside Red Cross parcels by the YMCA and were intended to help keep those occupants busy and entertained during their incarceration.  The diary provided space for stories, drawings and paintings, poems, lyrics, photographs, clippings and so on.  This is the American version with red blocked title and liberty bell on the front cover.  Marked with the owner's name but otherwise blank bar an inserted sheet with various autographs/signatures.  Also came with a photograph of school masters date November 1948.  Stock code P27371.