German Soldier Holiday Cards (Part 2 of 3)

The Germans celebrated Christmas in many of the same ways that everyone else did. Here are some post cards and woodcarvings from the German holiday season during World War Two.

“A Merry Christmas [to those] in the distant homeland”
“A Merry Christmas” and the soldier’s sack says “Field Post” (mail).
“Sincere Christmas Greetings”

[Images courtesy of Miss Magnolia’s Gallery at ipernity.]

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Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website:

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