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The Christmas Truce and the Future of War

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory


If we are to fight the scourge of war, we need to think about war and the state differently, much like the soldiers of WWI's Christmas Truce.

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A Will To Peace

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

12/25/2015Mises Wire
In December 1914, is an event the official histories of the “Great War” ignore, British and German Soldiers came out of their trenches and celebrated Christmas together. One soldier later observed, "Never ... was I so keenly aware of the insanity of war.”
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John V. Denson: The Christmas Truce

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Jeff Deist and John Denson discuss the infamous World War I truce that took place between British and German soldiers in December 1914.
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War: Revisionism, Fascism, and the CIA

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

The Terence Murphree Lecture, presented at the 2012 Mises Institute Supporters Summit. Recorded at Callaway Gardens, Georgia, on 26 October 2012.
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The Christmas Truce of World War I

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

12/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
Never forget the Christmas Truce of World War I, when troops refused to be pawns of empire for one blessed day.
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The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

This book is one of the most significant ever written by Denson. It contains essays that have been turned into major movies and documentaries, and influenced politics in ways no one could have expected.
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Lincoln and Roosevelt: American Caesars

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/26/2011Mises Daily Articles
Americans will never reclaim the dream if presidents like Lincoln and Roosevelt are held up as examples of "great" presidents.
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How Wars Endanger American Freedom

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Presented as part of the Mises Institute's Brown Bag Seminar series on February 15, 1995 in Auburn, Alabama.
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A Century of War

War and Foreign Policy

Sponsored by the Mises Institute and held in Atlanta, Georgia; 26-27 September 1997. [32:52]
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Unsound Money and War in the 20th Century

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryValue and Exchange

Recorded at the Mises Institute Supporters Summit, 1 November 2008; Auburn, Alabama.
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