On this day 23rd December 1917 the Germans shouted “Merry Christmas!” and ‘were silenced by rifle and artillery fire’

No record in the 1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

23/XII/1917: Hostile artillery quite inactive. TMs normal. During the evening the enemy shouted across “A Merry Christmas”. He was silenced by rifle and artillery fire.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]

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