WWI-1914-18-ARMISTICE

WWI-1914-18-ARMISTICE

Family picture taken 11 November 1918 of signatories of the Armistice treaty between the Allies and Germany : German Matthias Erzberger, the Count Alfred von Oberndorff, British Captain Ernst Vanselow, First Sea Lord Admiral Rosslyn Wemyss, the British representative, French general Maxime Weygand, Foch’s Chief of staff (first row, 2nd L) and Marshal Ferdinand Foch, the Allied supreme commander (first row, 2nd R). The armistice was signed in Ferdinand Foch’s own railway carriage in Compiègne Forest, at Rethondes, on November 11, 1918, and marked the end of the First World War on the Western Front.

https://www.la-croix.com/France/Rethondes-clairiere-armistice-2018-11-10-1300982149

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