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World War I Christmas Miracle

Event Type: Library Event
Date: 12/12/2012
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 Author Rochelle Pennington will discuss the factual account of the 1914 Christmas battlefield truce remembered today as 'the most extraordinary event in military history.' She'll detail the remarkable circumstances when 100,000 combatants met in the middle and halted a war on Christmas. Pennington will draw from documents written by soldiers who were there and show vintage photographs. Authentic WWI artifacts will be on display.

Location: Eugene G. McLane Meeting Room