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by Jim Murphy  Five months into World War I, troops along both sides of the Western front put down their arms to celebrate a Christmas Day cease-fire. Murphy recounts these events, showing the human side of a devastating war.

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Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting

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by Jim Murphy 

Five months into World War I, troops along both sides of the Western front put down their arms to celebrate a Christmas Day cease-fire. Murphy recounts these events, showing the human side of a devastating war.