"The news had come out in the First World War
The bloody Red Baron was flying once more
The Allied command ignored all of its men
And called on Snoopy to do it again. "
"What many do not realize is that although the song is obviously fictional, it does have its roots in fact.
During World War I, in 1914, an event known as 'The Christmas Truce' took place between the Germans and the British, initiated not by the commanders, but by the soldiers themselves."
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