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Postcard from Ruggero Bacci, to his son Aldo Bacci, March 4, 194
Postcard from Ruggero Bacci, written in Italian, to his son Aldo Bacci, March 4, 194.
Internee Bacci writes to his eldest son, Aldo, that he is pleased to hear that he is well. However, he is displeased to learn of Aldo's intention to buy a bicycle, and will not give him permission, noting that the "dangers are too great for that past-time". Instead, he advises Aldo to purchase books and study, because if Bacci is released soon, he hopes his son will return to high school.
Bacci was interned for almost three years. In his absence, his wife Erminia (Minnie) suffered a serious nervous breakdown and was hospitalized at length. His oldest son Aldo was forced to quit high school to help support the family. When his father was released and returned home, Aldo received notice that he was conscripted into the Canadian Army; however, he did not serve overseas.
March 04, 1941
ca. 3.5 x ca. 6 inches
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