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Armistice, 1918 - Both Sides at the Railway Carriage

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The Allied Supreme Commander, Marshal of France Ferdinand Foch, is depicted here (second from right) on the 11th of November, 1918.  He is with his entourage and the German delegation. 

The parties have just signed the Armistice, ending World War I.  The agreement will take effect at 11 a.m. that morning, Paris time.

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Image online, courtesy Archives nationales (the National Archives of France).

 

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