No Christmas Truces

  The Christmas Truces where unofficial cease-fires during the early years of World War I.  Between Christmas of 1914 and to a lesser extent 1915, British and German soldiers in the trenches of the Western Front were known to cease hostilities, then cross over into “no-man’s land” to talk with the enemy, exchange food, sing carols and play football. Two weekends ago I had the honor of participating in an Eagle Scout project with … Read more