Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Harold Sandys Williamson

This site is maintained by the Imperial War Museum. It provides free access to a biography, selection of letter extracts and collection of online images of paintings and sketches from a First World War soldier Harold Sandys Williamson (1892-1978). They cover the period 1916-1918 and include images of soldiers in the Trenches and excerpts from his diary. The website is of great historical interest and is simple to navigate. Links running down the right-hand side of the page provide access to the letter extracts and images, arranged chronologically.
Link: http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/45/FatalSalient/index.htm
Access: Free