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Christmas in the Trenches Doug Rawlings

December 24, 2020

On this Christmas Eve, a powerful reflection shared by Veterans For Peace…

For years our peace action group up here in Maine would gather at our house for a Solstice Celebration. If I kept my act together long enough, I’d search out and play my record album with John McCutcheon’s rendition of “Christmas in the Trenches” on it. A beautiful, haunting song that springs out of a real event during World War I when soldiers from both sides stepped out of their trenches into No Man’s Land for a moment of peace and joy and camaraderie.
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