Thursday, December 25, 2014

100 Years Ago on Christmas Eve

Just taking a moment to commemorate the Christmas Truce which happened 100 years ago when German and British troops fighting in WWI called a temporary cease fire during which time many ventured out into the no man's land between the trenches, exchanged food & souvenirs and sang the one Christmas carol that both sides knew - Silent Night.




May the season help us to remember that when it comes right down to it, we really are all one. Wishing you all peace, love and light this Christmas. 

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  1. Lovely. Thank you, Cat, and Merry Christmas.

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  2. Mary in Perth AustraliaDecember 26, 2014 at 2:20 AM

    Thank you.

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  3. So perfect :) Merry Christmas Cat!

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  4. My history is sorely lacking because I did not know this story. I hope you had a lovely Christmas, Cat.

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  5. thanx for sharing! beautiful & Merry X'mas!

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  6. Tough video to watch: quite the juxtaposition. WWI really had a bad confluence of advanced weaponry and outdated tactics.

    It's a heartwarming story, though, that both sides could come together for a day.

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