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Parcels for the Front
Tommy's Christmas parcels are despatched to the Front in a fleet of trucks.
Tommy's Christmas parcels are despatched to the Front in this wartime newsreel item. The boosting of morale via the postal service was vital during World War I, and thousands of mailbags crossed the Channel every day. Tobacco was a popular gift to send to soldiers as well as practical items such as lice powder - not your average Christmas gift - but the contents of the parcels in this film remain a mystery...