THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE 1914

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  • Q 11718
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Photographs
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Production date
1914-12-25
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  • object name: photograph
  • object category: Photography
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photographs

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Object description

The fraternising of troops in Belgium on Christmas Day 1914. Group of German soldiers with two Englishmen, one in great coat and one in rear wearing balaclava cap. Ploegsteert.

Object description

Possibly Rifleman Andrew (left) and another British soldier (third from the right, background) of the London Rifle Brigade with troops of the 104th and 106th Saxon Regiments.

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