God’s Word Saves WWI Soldier November 26, 2012 – Tags: , ,

North-east France, 1917. German infantryman Kurt Geiler was sleeping as he usually did with his bible underneath his head when the bomb hit.

Though a 4cm piece of shrapnel beat up the bible Geiler was unharmed and was one of the few who survived.

The bible has become a ‘family anti-war memorial’ and is still in the possession of Geiler family

 more at Retronaut:  Life-saving Bible from WWI 

h/t Reading Copy

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