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WWII Christmas cards delivered 71 years late

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/21/2012 @ 2:06 am In Diversions | No Comments

(The Local) Christmas greetings from German soldiers occupying the British island of Jersey during the Second World War have finally been delivered 71 years later.

Stolen by a group of island youths in December 1941 as an act of defiance against the Nazis, the holiday letters first resurfaced in 2006. Now, after Jersey’s historical archive has catalogued their content, they have been sent on to their intended destinations in Germany.

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