Survivors from the sinking of the M.S. Amerika

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Some of the RCAF

survivors onboard

HMS Asphodel

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Photo 2

Below is the first letter home from P/O J.E. Wouters (CAN) J23145 Royal Canadian Air Force Overseas, after landing in England.

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Below are two letters from P/O J.E. Wouters son AL J Wouters

Letter one page one

Letter one page two

Letter two page one

Letter two page two


On the left is the top part of the news paper

cutting on the right.

This news paper cutting had to be scanned

in two separate pieces as

it was too long for my scanner.


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Many thanks to AL Wouters son of  P/O J.E. Wouters for sending me these documents and photo's