World War I was called the Great War before the second World War for good reason. Millions of soldiers and civilians perished from gas, fire, and starvation. It was truly horrific. So it is extremely ironic that on Christmas Day there were unofficial ceasefires across the Western Front. Incredibly, British and German soldiers actually crossed over enemy lines to exchange gifts, chat, and sing Christmas carols with their enemies. 

Sainsbury’s recreates the first Christmas Truce in this touching Christmas viral video that already has over 2.5 million views!