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Archives du mois de August 2018

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- 08 -282018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 9

Infantry General Erich von Gündell, despite being initially announced, was ultimately withdrawn from the delegation. It was thus the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mathias Erzberger, Ambassador Count von Oberndorff, General von Winterfeldt, former […]

- 08 -232018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 8

To the left, “Workers and Soldiers Council walking the streets of Berlin”. On the right, “A worker announces the introduction of a medical car for the people shortly after the Republic was declared on 9 […]

- 08 -212018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 7

Map depicting the locations of each armistice and front. © Paris, musée de l’Armée. An Italian soldier’s haircut. © Paris, musée de l’Armée The newspapers, which did not have enough illustrations to cover the event, […]

- 08 -162018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 6

Cover of French newspaper Excelsior 14 October 1918. The retouched photograph shows Andrei Liaptchev, the Minister of Finance of the Kingdom of Bulgaria, looking sullen as he travelled by car to General Franchet d’Esperey’s home […]

- 08 -142018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 5

The American artillery and cavalry contributed to the success of the operations helped dismantle the Saint-Mihiel salient. These photographs from Le Miroir show: 1- a tank in action; 2- tanks coming in to replenish their […]

- 08 -092018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 4

French Adrian helmet worn by Romanian soldiers presented in the rooms of the Musée de l’Armée. An agreement signed with the Allies in 1916 provided that France equip the Romanian army with modern equipment such […]

- 08 -072018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 3

To announce the signing of the Brest-Litovsk armistice, five photographs were chosen to feature in the Russian and German newspapers.  In the above photograph, which appeared in particular in French newspapers Le Miroir and Excelsior, […]

- 08 -022018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 2

Clemenceau holds firmly the arm of a woman wearing the Phrygian cap, allegory of France to move away from Paris bombed by enemy planes © Paris, musée Clemenceau. The Prince Sixte Bourbon-Parma in Belgian uniform and […]

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