"On Christmas morning, the men awoke to something strange. Absolute quiet"(64).
Signpost: Contrast and Contradiction
"They came over towards us singing. So we opened rapid fire on them, which is the only truce the deserve"(78).
"They came over to us singing. So we opened rapid fire on them, which is the only truce they deserve"(78).
"As the sun began to set on Christmas Eve, the British High Command tried once again to keep the men on alert, hoping to discourage fraternization"(56).
This makes me wonder if they woke up every morning to gun fire and bombs.
Word Gap: Fraternization
This makes me wonder why did they have a truce on Christmas and get mad at them after Christmas
" do do do do trying to stop that doodle saying moving around to the musical doodle."
This is a growth mindset because they are learning from setbacks by all the life lost, so they are wanting to stop the Germans. If the Allies would have had a true truce, then the Germans would maybe attack then to win the war.
Book Club Questions
Description: Turning people into brothers by social conduct Technical Term? No
The soldiers came out and sang songs.
Why did the allies open fire on peaceful singing Germans? How might the Germans try harder to end this war?