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My new finds! Interesting letters regarding Leicester ARP wardens 1945

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    Hi everyone, thought id share my new additions to my collection - paperwork i got from a local auction house, thought id post them on here for anyone's future reference!

    fascinating bit of local history for me, being a Leicester lad!

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    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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    Always nice to find something with a local connection.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Good find my friend , I think items like these have been neglected and ignored for far to long. Glad you saved a little bit of your local history for future generations. Leon.
    "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway

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    nice good piece of late war history.

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    thanks guys, the only downside was that i had to buy 30 odd 1960's film mags that where on top of these in the lot at the auction..... probably why no-one else bid lol
    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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