All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

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The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus, begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

AIRED: December 10, 2020 | 0:00:30
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♪ We wish you a merry Christmas ♪

- During the winter of 1914,

it was not unusual for little groups of men

to gather in the front trench.

Songs from one line floated

to the trenches on the other side.

♪ O tannenbaum, O tannenbaum

- In the middle of the war,

we had ourselves a merry Christmas.

♪ All is calm


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