KOMMONSENTSJANE – “CHRISTMAS TRUCE of 1914” & Christmas Messages of Past Presidents – Gen Patton’s Christmas Card. Reclaim Our Republic.

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For your information. History is always in the making in America. Let it remind us of which one we DON’T WANT TO REPEAT – OBAMA AND HILLARY who are muslim/communists.

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“CHRISTMAS TRUCE of 1914” & Christmas Messages of Past Presidents

Dec 23, 2017

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.


Nevertheless, on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1914, an estimated 100,000 British, French and German troopsnear Ypres in Belgium along the Western Front,ceased fighting.

The thunderous booming of artillery fell silent that night.


German troops started decorating their trenches with Christmas trees and candles in their branches.

They began singing “Stille Nacht”-“Silent Night.”

As this was one of the Christmas carols that soldiers on both sides knew, English, French and

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