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British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during the unauthorized Christmas Truce, 1914.... the French, German, and British soldiers that made the truce were pulled off the front, punished, and ostracized
"WWI British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914" <> (yesteryear, Xmas, history)
British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914. My great grandfather told my father about drinking and playing cards with the americans one christmas eve in WWI...
British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914 World War One
Portrait of a Austrian Lance Corporal c.1918 wearing a Stahlhelm helmet - WW1 soldier 1000 yard stare
Unknown Aussie soldier, WWI, from the Australian War Memorial collection. His eyes are so beautifully piercing... I would hit that sooooo hard.
Soldiers prepare to lob "potato masher" grenades from their trench during WWI.
The Christmas Truce of 1914 - a really fascinating story that shows how silly war can be.
Christmas Truce 1914
WWI Scotish Soldier Scottish soldiers wear kilt in battle; Kilt apron used to replace the sporran (held items) and protected the kilt when in the line; Gas carried in small bags over the kilt, like a sporran.
WWI British soldiers by hoosiermarine, via Flickr
Caption: "My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war."
Soldiers decorating a tree in the trenches in 1914 during the 'Christmas Truce'. See more Christmas history moments www.nicfletch.com
1914. WWI. British and German soldiers exchanging cigarettes and other gifts during the Christmas Truce of 1914. December 24-25, 1914
Freedom Fighter | 1865 (Close Up) by Black History Album, via Flickr
Black confederate soldier...yes there were many who fought on both sides