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    1. [GENEALOGYBITSANDPIECES] 1914 Christmas Truce AND Germany, War Graves Index, 1902-1961
    2. Sally Pavia
    3. Sainsbury’s Christmas advert, 1914. Made in partnership with The Royal British Legion. Inspired by real events from 105 years ago. The 2014 Sainsbury's Christmas Truce Advertisement: Cinematic Memorial in Action Professor Mark Connelly from the University of Kent approached the topic of mediated memory within public consciousness with the talk he gave December of 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuH4fQ8Lqkw&t=519s . He talked about the Sainsbury’s 2014 Christmas advertisement, which tells the iconic story of the 1914 Christmas Truce https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-i/christmas-truce-of-1914 . In the video, a soldier receives a chocolate bar from his love-interest back home. The emotional gift spurs him to venture out of the trench and into No Man’s Land where he and a German soldier shake hands. The rest of the soldiers clamor out of the trenches and play a game of soccer before the rumbling sounds of gunshots sends them retreating back to their sides. This, for me, was quite emotional: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWF2JBb1bvM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWF2JBb1bvM ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Germany, War Graves Index, 1902-1961 FREE from My Heritage 4,234,266 new records This is an index containing information on German soldiers and civilians who died in wars or military operations between 1902 and 1961. Many of the records are for soldiers killed during World War I or World War II. While the amount of information in each record varies, the vast majority of records contain the following searchable data: first and last name, date of birth, date of death, and place of death. Some records also include birthplace, burial place, and military rank. https://tinyurl.com/rs9xum2 Sally Pavia [email protected] mailto:[email protected]

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