Arts and Music

All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

1h 25m

The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

Episodes

  • All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

    S1 E1 - 1h 25m

    The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

Extras + Features

  • Silent Night: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Silent Night

    S1 E1 - 4m 9s

    Allied and German soldiers come together to sing a captivating a capella rendition of the holiday classic.

  • O Holy Night: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    O Holy Night

    S1 E1 - 2m 6s

    Soldiers on both sides ceasefire to listen to a beautiful, somber version of “O Holy Night."

  • Trailer | All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

    S1 E1 - 30s

    The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus, begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

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