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Rememberance Day: The Treaty of Compiegne

The Armistice that ended the First World War was signed in a railway carriage in Compiegne France, at 05.45 am on 11 November 1918. Also known as the Armistice of Compiègne it came into force at 11:00 a.m. Paris time on 11 November 1918 and marked a victory for the Allies and a defeat for Germany, although not formally a surrender. The war had cost the lives of around 16 million people. At 11. o clock, on 11th November, people across the UK still remember the dead of all wars, by holding a two minutes … Lees verder

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