All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

S1 E1 | CLIP

O Holy Night

Soldiers on both sides ceasefire to listen to a beautiful, somber version of “O Holy Night."

AIRED: November 05, 2020 | 0:02:06
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[Singing]

And then a voice

from across the trenches near Polygon Wood.

It was Victor Granier of the Paris Opera.

The troops: English, French, German

forgot to fire while listening to that

wonderful tenor voice.

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[O Holy Night sung in French]


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