An improbable and impromptu truce and gift exchange occurred between Allies and Germans on Christmas 1914. It was a bright moment in the grim, terrible war on the Western Front; one no participant ever forgot.
There can be honor and respect between enemies in war; even during one as terrible as the First World War.
Here is the trailer from the wonderful film “Joyeux Noel” (2005):
This clip captures much of that amazing event: