"Being at war for over three years has left clear traces in the soldiers' faces"This comment is made by Rolf Kranz, who shares this picture of Josef Schnitzius (middle row, 2nd left) among his comrades at Christmas 1917.
To see the original posting (in German) go to http://europeana1914-1918.eu/en/contributions/4181 . Shared by Rolf Kranz, licensed as CC BY-SA.
This post is part of our Advent calendar. New stories are published every day from Dec 1 until Christmas.