Christmas Note #2: The Christmas Truce, in Their Own Words

I shared the World War I Christmas truce of 1914 in a previous year’s Christmas Note, but how much better it is to hear it in the words of the men who were there. Here’s a podcast from the Imperial War Museum’s “Voices of the First World War.”

http://tinyurl.com/njdzfxe

You can also watch this year’s Sainsbury’s Christmas advertisement, which is a dramatization of one of the many temporary, spontaneous truces that sprang up on the front lines of Europe. 

Gosh, I hate it when a commercial brings tears to my eyes, don’t you?

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"Taking care not to take love too seriously." Writer of smart, fresh, contemporary romance and women's fiction. Blogging about writing, reading, and more recently, dealing with the ins and outs of breast cancer.
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2 Responses to Christmas Note #2: The Christmas Truce, in Their Own Words

  1. LynneW says:

    My grandfather used to tell us about it every year. It always made a huge impression on me. I still have his photos.

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