Essential Library of World War I: Christmas Truce of 1914, 1st Edition

  • Tom Streissguth
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680770985
  • ISBN-13: 9781680770988
  • DDC: 940.4
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This title examines the Christmas Truce of 1914, focusing on how the informal truces came to be and exploring the experiences of the soldiers of both sides. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Peace Breaks Out.
2: The Great War.
3: Appeals for Peace.
4: The Christmas Season.
5: Christmas Meals and Soccer Matches.
6: Carrying on the Fight.
7: A New Year of War.
8: Peace and Aftermath.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.