Skip to comments.Christmas Truce.
Posted on 12/25/2007 12:36:10 AM PST by Dawnsblood
During World War I, in the winter of 1914,the battlefields of Flanders, one of the most unusual events in all of human history took place. The Germans had been in a fierce battle with the British and French. Both sides were dug in, safe in muddy, man-made trenches six to eight feet deep that seemed to stretch forever.
All of a sudden, German troops began to put small Christmas trees, lit with candles, outside of their trenches. Then, they began to sing songs. Across the way, in the "no man's land" between them, came songs from the British and French troops.
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they talked about this in church right when this was posted here on FR. :) Merry Christmas all!
We could probably use a litte "truce" over here on FR for a few days! ;-)
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