Nov. 6, 1915
GERMAN POLICE CONFISCATED HER CAMERA
Nation Is Troublesome To Get Into and Nonetheless Extra Troublesome to Get Out of, Says This Swedish Lady.
The next letter, written by a Swedish girl residing in Good, has simply been acquired by a girl close to Auburn:
“Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct. 13, 1915.
“I do not know what you may have considered me and my lengthy silence in not answering your welcome letter, however I’ve been so desperately unwell, so unable to speak with anyone for some months previous. Overworked myself on the hospital (in Good, France,) and have been unwell the entire Summer time, thought I ought to die however right here I’m now hale and hearty after a most adventurous journey by way of Germany. What a hateful nation after beautiful France! What a special impression it gave in time of warfare to that nation! In Berlin one didn’t discover the warfare, no individuals in mourning as one sees in Paris the place black is the predominating coloration, no wounded about, whereas in Paris one couldn’t go two steps with out assembly cripples, poor fellows all bandaged up.
“Very tough to get into the nation and nonetheless extra so to get out. At Warnemunde — the frontier station between Germany and Denmark — I used to be stripped bare, needed to take down my hair and the whole lot was gone by way of even all the way down to the soles of my boots. All letters had been learn by way of and I needed to go away my digital camera behind with the German police and I won’t be able to get better it till the warfare is over and heaven solely is aware of when that shall be.