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#956308 - Wed Dec 19 2012 04:26 AM Better late than never so they say
sue943 Offline

Registered: Sun Dec 19 1999
Posts: 36796
Loc: Jersey
Channel Islands    
Seventy-one years ago when Jersey was occupied by German forces some of the local lads decided to 'liberate' some of the mail written by German troops to their families and friends in Germany, these were letters intended to be received for Christmas. The letters were kept safe, not destroyed, and some of the letters are to be delivered in the Frankfurt area around the anniversary of the date they ought to have been received, just 71 years late!

You can read the story here at

I would love to see the faces of the recipients if they are not warned that this to happen, puzzled I bet at the slow postal service. smile

Edited by sue943 (Wed Dec 19 2012 04:51 AM)
Many a child has been spoiled because you can't spank a Grandma!

#956368 - Wed Dec 19 2012 02:27 PM Re: Better late than never so they say [Re: sue943]
Jakeroo Offline

Registered: Sat Aug 30 2008
Posts: 2064
Loc: Alberta Canada
How wonderful that they were delivered!
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense
- Gertrude Stein


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