Thursday, December 25, 2008

More songs of joy and peace

A perennial favorite this time of year, 'round Nocturnes Corner, the song "Christmas in the Trenches" by Folksinger John McCutcheon re-tells quite eloquently the story of the spontaneous 'Christmas Truce' of 1914.

Read more on the history of this extraordinary event here and here - and enjoy John McCutcheon's performance.

(All quiet on the Western Front . . .)

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