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Max Herz

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First name: Max

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Last name: Herz

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Letters written by Max Herz to his wife Ethel, while he was interned at Trial Bay and Liverpool Camps, 1916-1920

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Box 8 Item 17 – Hugh Venables Vernon miscellaneous papers, 1916-1919.
Handmade protection with steely look and stylish upper lip!

At first glance it is apparent that this garment would have been quite difficult to actually put on, due to the tight fit. Undoubtedly handcrafted by a loved one, it has been photographed in action by the  wearer, as intended. I particularly like the attention to detail on the moustache – possibly one of the few things that a man in his position had complete control over.

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