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Late on Christmas Eve 1914, men of the British Expeditionary Force heard the German soldiers singing carols and patriotic songs and saw lanterns and small fir trees along their trenches. Messages began to be shouted between the trenches. The following day, British and German soldiers […]

Following on from the success of the First World War commemorative programme of events in August, Birmingham City Council is continuing to commemorate the First World War with an event marking the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce of 1914.   Late on Christmas Eve […]

Birmingham City Council held a wreath laying service to mark Anzac and St George’s Day at the Hall of Memory this Saturday 25th April 2015. The ceremony marked the 100 years since the ill-fated military campaign in Gallipoli during World War 1.

The Deputy Mayor of Frankfurt will arrive early afternoon on Friday 19 December. The main reason for his visit is to officially represent Frankfurt at the commemoration of the World War 1 truce. This commemoration will take place outside in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral […]