Postcard from Ruggero Bacci, to his son Alfo Bacci, October 2, 1941 - en anglais seulement

Postcard from Ruggero Bacci, written in Italian, to his son Alfo Bacci, October 2, 1941.

Internee Bacci writes to his youngest son, Alfo, that he is pleased to hear that he is well and attending De La Salle College. He tells his son that his focus should be on his studies. Although, he is thankful to hear of his sons' concern for him, he advises them to not to be too involved in this "comedy/farce". He notes they should have faith in justice -- that eventually Bacci will be freed.

Bacci was interned for almost three years. In his absence, his wife Erminia (Minnie) suffered a serious nervous breakdown and was hospitalized at length. Bacci's 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.

This document forms part of a collection of documents and other materials on loan by the Bacci family.