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Christmas Truce Football Match - Prato Grande Guerra

Christmas Truce Football Match - Prato Grande Guerra

'But what the truce wasn’t – at least not in the British and German lines – was political or pacifist, unlike similar demonstrations on the French and Russian fronts later in the war. Nor was it universal: some (like a young Hitler) refused to take part, some even shot at the enemy as they came out of the trenches. Eight British soldiers were killed during the Christmas Day truce.' (Boyle, 12/12/14).

Why do we still romanticise the 1914 truce?

The first world war Christmas truce - British and German soldiers at Ploegsteert in Belgium

Multiple Streams of Internet Income - Google+  A wonderful demonstration of world wide love even in times of war!

Best Christmas commercial of the year? Sainsbury's Recreates Famous 1914 Christmas Truce in Stunning New Ad

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

A letter written from a junior officer detailing the Christmas Truce of 1914 during the First World War.

Christmas truce 1914.

Cease-fire: German and British troops meet in no man's land during the Christmas Truce of 1914

"Look Ma, I've caught a German Aeroplane" vintage postcard WW I era - see adjoining pin for the back.   Sent by convalescent soldier Reg to his mother-in-law in Toronto Mrs Charles Earl of 576 Pape Avenue.   It's published by J. Salmon of Sevenoaks

"Look Ma, I've caught a German Aeroplane" vintage postcard WW I era - see adjoining pin for the back. Sent by convalescent soldier Reg to his mother-in-law in Toronto Mrs Charles Earl of 576 Pape Avenue. It's published by J. Salmon of Sevenoaks

If World War 2 Was A Bar Fight

If World War 2 Was A Bar Fight

If World War 2 was a bar fight. If World War One was a bar fight IF WWY WAS A BAR FIGHT at W After the fast her tight, world War two america germany Japan britain Italy

Clara Bow & Esther Ralston | 1927

silentmovies: Clara Bow and Esther Ralston era sportswear day dress drop waist casual movie star snapshot vintage fashion style print ad outfit suit skirt top shirt pleated

WWI German soldier with flowers

Studio Portraits of German Soldiers, - Retronaut

"We are saving you. You save food." Well fed soldiers will win the war. Canada Food Board, 1914...feb16

Well Fed Soldiers Will Win the War

Well Fed Soldiers Will Win the War A World War I Canada Food Board poster encouraging citizens to save food for the good of their soldiers: "We are saving you, you save food. Well fed soliders will win the war. Henderson, c.

Circa 1900: British soldiers reading their Christmas mail on camp at De Aar in South Africa during the Boer War

Christmas far away from home

Circa British soldiers reading their Christmas mail on camp at De Aar in South Africa during the Boer War

Digging trenches near Grodno, Belarus. From a World War I album. Life in the trenches during the First World War took many forms, and varied widely from sector to sector and from front to front. http://www.firstworldwar.com/features/trenchlife.htm

Digging trenches near Grodno. This is how the war was fought in many places. Men from their town, cities and countries would dig trenches for soldiers to fight in when the Nazi force would invade the region.

A "Trégua de Natal"  Ocorrido na Primeira Guerra Mundial, no Natal de 1914, milhares de soldados alemães e ingleses deixaram as trincheiras e acertaram uma trégua, onde durante seis dias, enterraram seus mortos, em uma especie de armísticio de paz. Nisso, trocaram presentes, festejaram com bebidas e comidas com a maior felicidade. Na historia, foi visto como um ato simbólico de paz e humanidade, mesmo em meio a um cenário de destruição.

A "Trégua de Natal" Ocorrido na Primeira Guerra Mundial, no Natal de 1914, milhares de soldados alemães e ingleses deixaram as trincheiras e acertaram uma trégua, onde durante seis dias, enterraram seus mortos, em uma especie de armísticio de paz. Nisso, trocaram presentes, festejaram com bebidas e comidas com a maior felicidade. Na historia, foi visto como um ato simbólico de paz e humanidade, mesmo em meio a um cenário de destruição.

Winston Churchill with Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany Photographic Print - AllPosters.co.uk

Winston Churchill with Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany