Stop Afghan war this Christmas


This video about soldiers refusing to fight during World War I is called Christmas In The Trenches.

Stop the War on Christmas: Cease Fire in Afghanistan. Robert Naiman, Truthout in the USA: “The Christmas truce has a rich history … In December 1914, as war raged in Europe, Pope Benedict XV called for a Christmas cease-fire … In one of the most compelling acts of mass civil disobedience in the 20th century, rank-and-file troops carried out the action that the Pope had called for, negotiating local Christmas cease-fires on the Western Front…. Maybe, if we get busy, by Christmas 2014, the guns in Afghanistan will be silenced for good”: here.

World War I: Lessons from the Christmas Truce of 1914 By Dr. Gary G. Kohls: here.

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: When the guns fell silent for Christmas: here.

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