Christmas Truce of 1914

AmericanMinute.com – William J. Federer

Christmas Truce of 1914 & selected Presidential Christmas Greetings “So CHRISTMAS becomes the only holiday in all the year…”-FDR –

When the First World War began, British women suffragists sent an Open Christmas Letter “To the Women of Germany and Austria” imploring peace as the first Christmas of the war approached.

Pope Benedict XV, December 7, 1914, begged for a truce, asking: 
“that the guns may fall silent at least upon the night the angels sang.”
These requests were officially rebuffed…

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