Unbelievable Historical Photos That Show Humanity Amidst War

9. The Christmas Truce


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On Christmas in 1914, five months into World War I, German and Allied soldiers were dug into their opposing trenches on the Western Front in Belgium and France when they defied their superiors to declare a truce. They used a tin can as a substitute for a soccer ball, and, for a little while, traded the grim duties of war for a bit of fun.

This next picture is a bit bizarre.