The terms of the Armistice

Extract from a copy of the terms of the armistice signed by the Allies and Germany, 11 November 1918 (as presented to the Houses of Parliament in 1919).

Signed in the forests at Compiègne at 11 am on 11 November 1918, the armistice with Germany marked the official end of the First World War. The clauses shown here relate to the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front. Among other things, they provide for the immediate German evacuation of 'invaded countries' (Part II) and Allied occupation of German territory around the River Rhine (Part III).
Catalogue reference: WO 106/412 (11 Nov 1918)

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