BERLIN – A Christmas card written by a German soldier during World War II finally was delivered, 71 years after it was mailed.
NDJ World | Published: Dec 18 2012 Lifestyle
The card send from Jersey, near Normandy, France, finally was handed to the addressee’s grandson in Mühlheim am Main, east of Frankfurt, Germany.
The card was written in 1941 by a German soldier and addressed to his neighbor, wishing him happy holidays. The soldier was part of a German army division that was stationed at Jersey, an island about 12 miles from the coast Normandy. The island is ruled under British crown.The card, written by soldier Emile, and 85 other letters written by soldiers, were stolen from a field post office in 1941 and were just recently returned to the Jersey post office.
A spokesperson for the post office said they intend to deliver all of the ‘lost’ letters to whom they are addressed.
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