December 25 2018 5:37pm

Christmas tradition in Ortona going on strong for 75 years

Back in 1943, Canadian troops were deployed in Italy, to a place called Ortona. It was the height of the Second World War. On Christmas Day 75 years ago, the soldiers there had a different kind of meal. As Seán O’Shea reports, dinner that night was a respite from fierce fighting.

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