Christmas Truce: A Story of World War I
Publish date: 2014-05-27
Publisher: Skyhook Press
Edition language: English
War is such a sad thing - the anger and hatred, the misery, the loss - but even during all of this, stories of love, of family and friends, of peace, can be found. This is a beautiful story of some of that peace, told through a letter from Janet's brother, who was a part of this unofficial truce. I ...
This is the first non-myth or fairy tale work of Shepard’s that I’ve read. It is about the famous Christmas Truce in WW I. Shepard relates the story via a soldier’s letter home to his kid sister. It isn’t overly romanticized and seems to capture what many of the soldiers might have been thinking at ...