Legends, myths and realities of the Christmas truce, 1914

This wonderful German Christmas field postcard is copied from material submitted to Europeana by Andreas Schuppe, with thanks

The article on the truce which has been in this site for many years has now undergone a thorough expansion: see http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/battles/battles-of-the-western-front-in-france-and-flanders/winter-operations-1914-15-western-front/legends-myths-and-realities-the-christmas-truce-1914/