First world war soldiers playing football. During the Christmas of 1914 (World War a truce was held between Germany and the UK. They decorated their shelters, exchanged gifts across no man’s land and played a game of football between themselves.
A youthful soldier of Hitlerjugend plays with a kitten on the glacias plate of his Panzer MKIV. He is wearing the distinctive Italian camouflage material popular to the unit in Normandy. His Iron Cross First Class is pinned to his pocket.
A German Wehrmacht soldier of Panzer-Grenadier-Division Großdeutschland lets a kitten play with the magazine belt of an recoil-operated air-cooled machine gun in the compartment of a Hanomag armored Sd. 251 half-track vehicle during the.