One of the Best Christmas Ads Ever? The Amazing WW1 Christmas Truce of 1914

Sainsbury's, YouTube

What a beautiful video – and all just to sell groceries!

The video below depicts the famous Christmas Truce during World War One in 1914, in which soldiers from both sides spontaneously stopped fighting and met in the middle of the battlefield, singing songs and playing games. It was produced as a Christmas ad for Sainsbury’s grocery stores in the United Kingdom in 2014, the hundredth anniversary of the amazing event.

Beyond the scope of the advertisement is the forgotten part played by Pope Benedict XV in the historic event, which you can learn about here.

Here’s the amazing ad:

What do you think of the video? Let us know in the comments!

[See also: New Viral Amazon Ad Shows Priest & Imam As Friends, Ends with Prayer]

[See also: The Untold Story of the Pope Behind the Famous Christmas Truce of 1914]

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