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Pictured: Soldiers at the front would use whatever means they could to get a message home to their loved ones. This soldier chose to send home an annotated luggage label as a novel souvenir.<br />
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Previously unseen accounts of the First World War Christmas Day truce from the German side have come to light over 100 years on.<br />
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British historian Anthony Richards has pored over hundreds of German diaries to shed new light on the temporary ceasefire in 1914.<br />
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The fascinating accounts include one by a soldier who described the truce as a 'miracle' and called enemy troops his 'brothers'.