Christmas In The Trenches

The only thing separating the two armies on that cold December night in 1914 was a barren stretch of muddy ground called No Man’s Land. It was in this setting that the miracle began.

A faint sound of singing cut through the frosty air.

Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht….

Then other voices joined in.

Silent night, holy night.

For a brief time the enemies stopped fighting and behaved as friends. As many as 100,000 soldiers are assumed to have participated in what became known as the unofficial Christmas Truce.

It was a grand human moment.

John McCutcheon’s inspiring words tell this beautiful story of a Christmas miracle.

This Christmas may your world be blessed with a grand human moment!


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