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Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting by Jim Murphy – Retro Review by David Walthour and Cindy Minnich

Ninety-nine years ago, and five months into what would become known as the First World War, a remarkable series of events occurred  along the trenches on Christmas Eve and into Christmas day.  In many places along the 475 miles of the front, soldiers began making unofficial truces with the enemy.   In Truce Jim Murphy […]