Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/10/2009

Come on over, Fritz! WWI soldier’s hidden diary reveals amazing trench truces soldiers would call to yell names at each other

With shells screaming overhead and German snipers only 75 yards away, just staying alive was a remarkable achievement. Yet huddled in the mud-filled trenches, Sapper John T French found the time to compile a remarkable diary. Its pencil-written pages, in immaculate copperplate, give an astonishing insight into life on the front line between 1915 and 1917. for more click here

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