This Day in History Entry #353

November 11th, 2015 by Wordsman

That the terms were unfair was a fact
But the army was done, Kaiser sacked
So they went to their knees
Midst the Compiègne trees
Little wonder the peace later cracked

Event: The German delegation agrees to the Allies’ fairly lopsided terms for ending the war in a train car in the forest of Compiègne, France. The armistice goes into effect at 11:00 Paris time.
Year: 1918
Learn more: Armistice of 11 November

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