Christmas Truce Memorial, Comines-Warneton

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  • A very touching story of the ww1 Christmas Truce, a beautiful location now but you can only imagine how different it would have been 100 years ago, with young men sent to the front lines in the worst ...  more »
  • historical place ... Some argue that the 20th century here, at this place, p 24 december 1914, and eventually drew to a close on september 11, 2011 with the attacks in New York. Small monument, clear signposting and explanation adh of map on the spot: good picture of situation then.
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  • Especially the story behind this Christmas Truce is surprising. Good that this cross indicates the place where this was going. And very sorry that it is not at that 2-0 remained ...
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  • Hardly hijacked by the football community. Football is the entire point of the place. Awesome, atmospheric and a reminder of what the beautiful game can do.
  • Good for engaging the kids, they related to this, because of the story of how it happened...and well it's football.
  • Not much there but very cool with the trenches made
  • This is where the Germans and the English played soccer on Christmas Day 1914. That is until the generals got wind of it and called a halt.
  • Atmospheric place hijacked by the football community
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