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Happy Xmas  1944 

by Fred Ransome Smith  (1919–2019)  

Two prisoners of war, Captain Walter Pollock (left) and Lieutenant Fred Ransome Smith, take comfort in each other’s arms and dream of better days ahead. Pollock kept Smith’s handmade Christmas Card until his death in 1972.  

ON LOAN COURTESY OF JOHN POLLOCK   


 

Reviewed 01 December 2021