Interned On The Aisle Of Man

Isle of Man

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I found this amazing letter to my dad from 1940. 



He was interned during the war as a child with his mother in the Rushen Internment Camp on the Aisle of Man, a possession of Britain.



My father was only 12 years old, but already worked as a messenger for the camp Superintendent. 



Here is probably one of his first letters of recommendation for a job very well done. 



“On His Majesty’s Service”



How incredibly awesome for a child during World War II and the Holocaust. 



Love you Dad!



(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)

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One response to “Interned On The Aisle Of Man

  1. every reminder of each person living in history makes that point in history which I never experienced, more personal and meaningful. Thanks

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