This Day in History: 1914-12-25

) In an unprecedented account, the Germans and Allies came together on Christmas Day, signaling the name, the Christmas Truce. In the early hours on Christmas day, German soldiers crossed into no-man’s-land and hollered a “Merry Christmas” to the Allies. The Allies then came out of their trenches and exchanged ‘gifts’ of cigarettes and other items with the enemy.