The Christmas Truce, 1914

Great moments in history

Rigged Game

One of those rare, precious moments when good overcame evil on a large scale, albeit fleetingly. Happy Christmas to all RG readers.

Cross-posted from Naked Capitalism

Admittedly this video of the World War I Christmas Truce is a commercial, but it is considered to be one of the best of all.

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/-eJn3j7Qr9A

Another interpretation:

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/NOz9SpWc_yE

And for those who want to hear first hand accounts, please visitĀ Voices of the First World War: The Christmas TruceĀ Imperial War Museum (hat tip Kevin W).

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