Taken: 11 NOVEM­BER 1918

History of War - - WAR IN FOCUS -

Mem­bers of the Al­lied del­e­ga­tion, pic­tured out­side the train wagon in the for­est of Com­piègne where the Ar­mistice was signed. Among the del­e­ga­tion is Cap­tain Jack Mar­riott, Mar­shal Fer­di­nand Foch, Ad­mi­ral Ross­lyn We­myss, Gen­eral Maxime Wey­gand and Ad­mi­ral Ge­orge Hope. De­spite the cease­fire, hun­dreds of sol­diers died in the six hours be­fore it took ef­fect.

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