The extraordinary events of Christmas Day, 1914, when the guns fell silent and two armies met in no-man’s land, sharing gifts – and even playing football together.

[youtube=http://youtu.be/NWF2JBb1bvM]

From Sainsbury’s – Christmas is for sharing. Made in partnership with The Royal British Legion, it commemorates the extraordinary events of Christmas Day, 1914, when the guns fell silent and two armies met in no-man’s land, sharing gifts – and even playing football together.


RiseUpTimes.org is a purely volunteer effort to counter mainstream corporate media that beat the drums of war. Rise Up Times covers other justice and peace issues as well, and there are many in these Rise Up Times. I would like to continue to bring you the same quality articles, news, commentary, and perspectives in RiseUpTimes that you have come to expect, and that is why I am asking for your help.  Click here for some ways of HELPING RISE UP TIMES CONTINUE TO BRING YOU AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE MAINSTREAM CORPORATE MEDIA.


The chocolate bar featured in the ad is on sale now at Sainsbury’s. All profits (50p per bar) will go to The Royal British Legion and will benefit our armed forces and their families, past and present.

To watch a short film of the story behind our Christmas ad: http://youtu.be/2s1YvnfcFVs

To watch the making of our Christmas ad: http://youtu.be/Jx3pQWbysmM

To find out more about the ad: www.inspiration.sainsburys-live-well-for­-less.co.uk/about-our-christmas-tv-ad/

The chocolate bar is available while stocks last. Subject to availability. Excludes online.

The Royal British Legion. Registered Charity No. 219279

Read more about the Christmas Eve Truce 1914 here in Wikipedia.


Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  PinterestGoogle+ and Tumblr. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace).


 

Loading
Donate
By Published On: December 24th, 2014Comments Off on ▶ Christmas Truce 1914

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

Subscribe via email
Enter your email address to follow Rise Up Times and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 3,899 other followers

Loading

VIDEO: Militarism, Climate Chaos, and the Environment

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Archive

Categories