Christmas on the Western Front

Christmas_on_the_Western_Front,_1914-1918_Q1628British troops (the soldier on the left thought to be of the Worcestershire Regiment) purchasing mistletoe from women on a market, Bailleul

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December 1916: British troops in Bailleul, France purchase mistletoe for Christmas at a local market. This came shortly after the conclusion of the months-long Battle of the Somme, one of the deadliest battles in recorded history. First World War.

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