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World War 1 - 100 years ago, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of "No-Man’s Land" and shook hands. The cause was the Christmas Cease Fire of 1914. In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

World War 1 - 100 years ago, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of "No-Man’s Land" and shook hands. The cause was the Christmas Cease Fire of 1914. In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

World War I German Shock Troops, circa 1917. CSU Archives/Courtesy Everett Collection

World War I German Shock Troops, circa 1917. CSU Archives/Courtesy Everett Collection

Sergeant Stubby was the most decorated war dog of World War I, and the only one to be promoted to sergeant in the field after he successfully located and captured a German spy.

Sergeant Stubby was the most decorated war dog of World War I, and the only one to be promoted to sergeant in the field after he successfully located and captured a German spy.

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

YOU OUGHT TO BE ASHAMED: A poster intended to shame those men who hadn't enlisted. Replace "Women" with "The Government" and it probably presented the truth.

YOU OUGHT TO BE ASHAMED: A poster intended to shame those men who hadn't enlisted. Replace "Women" with "The Government" and it probably presented the truth.

When people think of World War I, one of the first images that comes to mind is the trench. Here’s a look into how these major features were constructed, as well as their impact on the war. …

When people think of World War I, one of the first images that comes to mind is the trench. Here’s a look into how these major features were constructed, as well as their impact on the war. …

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