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November 2015
Free - $10.00

The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Library at Oxmoor Farm,
720 Oxmoor Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208 US
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In late December 1914, German and British soldiers on the western front initiated a series of impromptu, unofficial ceasefires. Enlisted men across No Man’s Land abandoned their trenches and crossed enemy lines to sing carols, share food and cigarettes, and even play a little soccer. Collectively known as the Christmas Truce, these fleeting moments of peace occupy a mythical place in remembrances of World War…

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