The Christmas Truce.
In The Great War—WWI— there were an estimated 37 million casualties. It was the first modern war, a war engulfing the entire globe. There was a moment when the goodwill of men shined through their faiths giving respite to death. December 25, 1914, only 5 months into World War I, German, British, and French soldiers, already sick and tired of the killing, disobeyed their superiors and socialized with “the enemy” along two-thirds of the Western Front.