Tag Archives: Central Powers

Great Union Day

I’ve mentioned in a few earlier posts that I wish the school systems could teach more Eastern European history in high school. If I could have had just a simple, working knowledge of the principalities and small nations, I would have been inspired to … Continue reading

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The 1914 Christmas Truce

An unthinkable series of spontaneous peaceful actions took place almost a century ago during the Great War.  99 years ago, today, was the beginning of the Christmas Truce of 1914.  Because of it’s peculiarity and that it happened nearly a … Continue reading

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