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Christmas Angel Comes To Soldier’s Rescue

Alice Bratton shows off the flowers she received from her husband, Harry, while he was stationed in Germany during Christmas 1953. With the help of a “Weihnachtsengel” (Christmas Angel), the flowers were able to arrive on time.

Alice Bratton shows off the flowers she received from her husband, Harry, while he was stationed in Germany during Christmas 1953. With the help of a “Weihnachtsengel” (Christmas Angel), the flowers were able to arrive on time.

By Harry Bratton
Every year, as the holiday season approaches, my memory goes back to Christmas of 1953.
Late in November of that year a dozen of us, from basic training and leadership

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