JOYOUS CHRISTMAS: TRUCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT

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An improbable and impromptu truce and gift exchange occurred between Allies and Germans on Christmas 1914. It was a bright moment in the grim, terrible war on the Western Front; one no participant ever forgot.

There can be honor and respect between enemies in war; even during one as terrible as the First World War.

Here is the trailer from the wonderful film  “Joyeux Noel” (2005):

This clip captures much of that amazing event:

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2 Responses to JOYOUS CHRISTMAS: TRUCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT

  1. ritaroberts says:

    Thank you Barry for all your wonderful post during this year. Wishing you a Merry X,mas and a very Happy and prosperous New Year.

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