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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Video - (Christmas) Noël 1939 - Tino Rossi chante 'Minuit, Chrétiens' et 'Trois anges sont venus'

Footage on You Tube of French soldiers celebrating Christmas in 1939, with a soundtrack of the great contemporary French singer of the time, Tino Rossi, singing Minuit, Chrétiens (O Holy Night) and Trois Anges Sont Venus.

The footage of a army chaplain vesting and saying midnight mass in the Maginot Line is extraordinary. How many of those soldiers lived through what came in 1940? 76 years ago.....

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