Mierunsken, East Prussia

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Postcards and a print of the Protestant church in the village of Mierunsken when it was used as a field post office for letters and packages going to German troops on the Eastern Front, circa 1915, during World War I.

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Although looted by Russian troops later in the First World War, the church managed to survive until 1945, the last year of the Second World War. Today, what once was the village of Mierunsken in East Prussia is the village of Mieruniszki in Poland. And what was a church and a post office is a ruin.

Church Ruin

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