This story was shared by Jos Bamps at a collection day run by Erfgoedplus.be, it is licensed as CC BY-SA.
To read Michel's diary entries for Christmas 1914 in full and see further pictures, go to http://europeana1914-1918.eu/en/contributions/5883 and remember you can use the tools on the site to translate the story.
* "Ils fêtent le Noël, dans nos ruines... Ce spectacle écoeurant cesse enfin verse 15 heures..."
** "Où allons nous? Partout, sauf à Berlin!"
This post is part of our Advent calendar. New stories are published every day from Dec 1 until Christmas.