"...We started up 'O Come All Ye Faithful' and the Germans immediatly joined in singing the same hymn to the Latin words 'Adeste Fideles'"(58-59).
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"A French oficer was told about an outdoor service held just 150 feet from the German trenches. 'Throughout the entire ceremoney the Boches did not fire a single shot...' "(61).
What is the difference and why dose it matter?-
" As midnight approached both sides held religious ceremonies to celebrate the holiday and to remember fallen comrades"(59).
Why did the aouthor include these numbers- Because it is an important date and the day before chrismas.
The soldiers in both trenches wanted to stop fighting for christmas, but their commanders orderd them on pointless raids, so the soldiers kept building eachothers trust and eventualy stoped fighting.
The peoples mindset in the trench was growth because in the eyes of their commanders they were talking with the enemy and forbid them to talk any more but they found a way to talk so they embraced a challenge
Why did the commanders of both sides order raids that would end up as a loss?
I know this word from when I was in church a long time ago and in weddings, or when my parents are talking about one
A formal religious or public occasion, typically one celebrating a particular event or anniversary.
Why did the Germans not shoot at the French, when they were out of their trench?