WW1 Photos Centenary Website: 2014-2018 By Paul Reed

A German Christmas On The Western Front

This image dates from 1915 and shows German troops at their winter billet ‘somewhere in France’ well prepared for their Christmas away from home. The tree is decorated, one soldier plays on the piano and Christmas gifts are laid out on the table. A snapshot of some normality in what for them was no doubt usually far from normal circumstances.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Great War Photos.

One response

  1. Kenneth

    Beautiful imagery :).

    11/01/2014 at 16:20

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