Armistice

Armistice
Watercolour perspective of Buckingham Palace peace celebrations in 1919 (catalogue reference: WORK 36/80) View in the image library

On 11 November 1918, the Cabinet met at 9.45am to hear the Prime Minister’s announcement that the armistice had been signed and that hostilities were to cease at 11am.

Image: Watercolour perspective of Buckingham Palace peace celebrations in 1919 (catalogue reference: WORK 36/80). View in the image library