The legendary story of the 1914 Christmas truce

Editor's note: This article was originally published on Dec. 16, 2015.

This original Task & Purpose comic by Matt Battaglia is in the spirit of the season and tells the story of the Christmas Truce of 1914 during World War I when German and British soldiers laid down their arms and met in no man’s land to play a spirited game of soccer. It is an incredible story that’s hard to imagine ever occurring.

The legendary story of the 1914 Christmas truce
The legendary story of the 1914 Christmas truce
The legendary story of the 1914 Christmas truce
The legendary story of the 1914 Christmas truce
The legendary story of the 1914 Christmas truce
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