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Christmas time is an ideal time to put aside conflicts, bury hatchets and sit around the table with relatives and friends, putting aside any arguments.

One soldier’s story of doing this by sharing ‘cigs, jam and corn beef’ with Germans in the First World War’s Christmas truce has come to light in a newly revealed collection of letters.

Frederick James Davies, a private in the 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, described meeting German soldiers across no man’s land on Christmas Day 1914 in a letter he wrote to his mother.

As the dust settles in Christmas 2015 and the turkey goes cold, why not consider mediating in 2016!

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