WW1 Christmas Eve, 1914, not a shot was fired, as British and German soldiers played football and handed out drinks, cigars and souvenirs. It was possibly the most poignant moment of the Great War and for several days afterwards the two sides appeared reluctant to fire on the men they had met face to face. Will we ever learn from history the futility of war? British/German

Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting: Jim Murphy: Scholastic, Canada at War series

This WWI-themed Christmas ad is blowing up the Internet | Rare   This really happened. Why can't we all just get along?

This WWI-themed Christmas ad is blowing up the Internet

The Sainsbury Christmas commercial makes me cry no matter how many times I watch it.

The Christmas Truce in “No-Man’s Land” on the Western Front – 25 and 26 December, 1914

The Christmas Truce in “No-Man’s Land” on the Western Front – 25 and 26 December, 1914

British and German troops meet in no man's land. Boxing Day, 1914. Photographed by 2nd Lt Cyril Drummand, RFA. This Christmas marks the 100th anniversary of

WORLD WAR I: 100 YEARS LATER The Story of the WWI Christmas Truce It has become a great legend of World War I. But what really happened when British and German troops emerged from their trenches that Christmas Day?

Christmas Truce of 1914 - World War I - HISTORY.com

Christmas Truce of 1914 - World War I - HISTORY.com

What really happened in the Christmas truce of 1914? bbc

What really happened in the Christmas truce of 1914?

What really happened in the Christmas truce of 1914? bbc

Over ninety years ago during World War I, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of No-Man’s Land and shook hands. This was the Christmas cease fire of 1914.        In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

During the Christmas Truce of German and British soldiers play a game of soccer in the “no man’s land” between trenches. Not an actual photo from the event, but you get the picture.

THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE remains an enduring image of man's spirit and triumph over adversity. What really happened in "no man’s land" btwn British and German infantry in December 1914?  Who was there?  As the fighting of the FIRST BATTLE OF YPRES died down in November, British units that had been holding Ypres Salient were relieved by the French. By December, the BEF                                                                                                     .  . .    (PHOTO: Flooded…

This picture of a soldier of the Scottish Rifles in the flooded trenches near Armentieres in the winter of

BBC iWonder - What really happened in the Christmas truce of 1914?

What really happened in the Christmas truce of 1914?

BBC iWonder - What really happened in the Christmas truce of 1914?

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Fifth Annual Truce Tournament – Sign up and Commemorate the Christmas Truce

Fifth Annual Truce Tournament – Sign up and Commemorate the Christmas Truce

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