A depiction of the 1914 Christmas truce published on the front page of the Illustrated London News on 9 January 1915. The original caption was “The light of Peace in the trenches on Christmas Eve: A German soldier opens the spontaneous truce by approaching the British lines with a small Christmas tree.” Date: 9 January 1915. Author: Frederic Villiers (1851–1922), British war artist and war correspondent. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.