It happened on christmas day, 1914: German and British troops held a temporary ceasefire, the 'Christmas Truce'. Exchanged greetings, sang carols, soccer matches, decoration of a tree in the German trench A Polar Bear's Tale
German Soldiers crawl out from a bunker into a trench. Where and when this image was taken are unknown, though the helmet depicts a Prussian regiment.
German soldiers advancing under fire at the Battle of Verdun, 1916
Soldados británicos IGM
In the trenches, WWI. (Side note: looks like a captured German helmet on the bottom right corner)
A diary written by Private Thomas Chambers, or Tommy, which he wrote in France in the months leading up to the Battle of the Somme is set to go on display. Tommy was among almost 20,000 British soldiers killed on July 1, 1916, little more than 3 months after he had arrived in France from Ireland. He was 16 years old when he was killed. The last note in his diary was: " Left for trenches at 2am 1st July."
History Wars- French soldier with an early grenade launcher on the end of his…
Groupe de soldats allemand aux tranchées
Classic image of WWI. Said to be a German soldier at the Battle of the Somme 1916