Soldiers of the German Wehrmacht read letters on Christmas in a wooden house at the Eastern Front, published 24 December 1941. Propaganda text! from Nazi news reporting on the back of the picture: 'Wartime Christmas. The Christmas tree and the Christmas mail from beloved ones at home makes the soldier forget for a moment that he is sitting in a crudely constructed wooden house.' (Flaws in the quality due to the historic picture copy) Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archive - NO WIRE SERVICE –

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Soldiers of the German Wehrmacht read letters on Christmas in a wooden house at the Eastern Front, published 24 December 1941. Propaganda text! from Nazi news reporting on the back of the picture: 'Wartime Christmas. The Christmas tree and the Christmas mail from beloved ones at home makes the soldier forget for a moment that he is sitting in a crudely constructed wooden house.' (Flaws in the quality due to the historic picture copy) Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archive - NO WIRE SERVICE –
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Image ID: E1EMPY