It’s always worth listening to John McCutcheon’s “Christmas in the Trenches,” his song about the 1914 Christmas Truce.  Here’s the link to a video when he performed at the National World War I Museum and Memorial:

For a little more of a World War I look at Christmas:

And if you want a little more about World War I Christmases:

Finally, while it’s not a World War I poem:  ” . . . and I heard him exclaim, as he rode out of sight, Happy Christmas to all, and to all, a good night!”

Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.