The Christmas Truce

There has been a lot of media interest in the events which took place around Christmas 1914.  It had been anticipated that the war would be over by Christmas, and during this period there were various temporary truces in the trenches, where opposing sides were often just metres apart.

Historical short film about the truce:

This blog about the truce provides a lot of information from various resources.

Scene from the film ‘Oh! What a Lovely War’:

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