Vintage Audio - German Christmas at the Front

British soldiers bringing in Christmas holly Click to download as MP3

Available here is a descriptive recording from 1915 - in German language - of life in the trenches during the second Christmas of the war, 1915.

Archive German language recordings are relatively rare; more usual are English-language clips recorded among the war's English-speaking protagonists.

Use the player above to listen to the descriptive recording, 73 seconds in duration.

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