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- 09 -132018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 14

The announcement of the signature of the armistice by Georges Clemenceau at the Palais Bourbon. Oil on canvas by René Rousseau Decelle. © Paris, musée Clemenceau Premier-Secours à la Caserne de Château-Landon, avec un clairon […]

- 09 -042018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 11

Itinerary of German plenipotentiaries. © Paris, musée de l’Armée Pierre Toubeau, Deputy Chief of the Northern Network, took a few photographs, going against Foch’s orders. They show some of the carriages on both trains, the […]

- 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Infantry General Erich von Gündell, despite being initially announced, was ultimately withdrawn from the delegation.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 -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 -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, […]

- 07 -312018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 1

Speech by Bethmann Hollweg to the Reichstag (German Parliament) before the deputies on 12 December 1916, during which he proposed, on behalf of the Central Empires (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman, Bulgaria), the start of peace negotiations. […]

- 07 -262018

« 1918, armistice(s) », introduction

Poster for the Libération loan, by Abel Faivre. This loan was ratified on 19 September 1918 and the subscription was taken out before and after the 11 November Armistice, from 20 October to 24 November […]

- 01 -302018

« A dedicated life »: introduction

As heroes of the Second World War, the Companions of the Liberation were awarded the highest French decoration by General de Gaulle for their part in the Resistance between 1940 and 1945: the Cross of […]

- 05 -272016

The “hyperbataille” of Verdun, twenty-eighth episode : Verdun and franco-german reconciliation

The picture of French President François Mitterrand and Federal German Chancellor Helmut Kohl standing hand-in-hand in front of the Ossuary of Douaumont on September 1984 became a strong symbol of the Franco-German Reconciliation. Chancellor Helmut […]

- 05 -242016

The “hyperbataille” of Verdun, twenty-seventh episode : the Verdun memorial

The Verdun Memorial emerged from a common vision of the veterans of Verdun who wished to build a «Temple of Remembrance» on the battlefield. The inscription for the Memorial’s entrance is from French writer and […]

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