History of Leith, Edinburgh

December 25, 2007

Christmas truce

The “Christmas truce” is a term used to describe several brief unofficial cessations of hostilities that occurred between German and British or French troops in World War I, particularly that with British troops stationed on the Western Front of World War I during Christmas 1914. In 1915 there was a similar Christmas truce between German and French troops, and during Easter 1916 a truce also existed on the Eastern Front. for more click here

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