Letter: To Colin Hughes (November 1969).
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|Author||Jones, David (1895-1974)|
|Title||Letter: To Colin Hughes (November 1969).|
|Notes||David Jones thanks Colin Hughes for sending a photograph of the Bois de Mametz / discusses the Battle of the Somme 1916 and the changing hands of the Mametz sector in 1918 / the role of the 38th Welsh Division in August 1918 / Mametz Wood as a 'wasteland' in 1919 but clearly revitalised after the war / memories invoked by the photograph / the relationship between Mametz Wood in the summer of 1916 and 'In Parenthesis', Part VII / discusses maps from Part VII in relation to trenches / explains about trying to use his experiences of war as a framework for the book / describes an advance at Mametz Wood / wonders what the French authorities have done with the wood since the war / remarks on the fact that the landscape looks flatter then he (David Jones) remembers it.|
|Item Date||18th November 1969|
|Creation place||Harrow, England (Google Maps)|
|File type||Compound Object|
|Repository name||National Library of Wales|
|Cataloguer||Alisa Miller and Alun Edwards|
|Copyright||The National Library of Wales / The David Jones Literary Estate|
|Digital repository||The First World War Poetry Digital Archive|