Armistice Day

The Great War

Europe 1918.1111

Armistice Day

World War I in Europe and the Russian Revolution (11 November 1918)

Historical Map of Europe

As its alliance collapsed, Germany broke into revolution. A republic was proclaimed and the Kaiser fled the country. On November 11, the new German government signed an armistice with the Allies. The Great War was at an end, but chaos still reigned across much of Europe.

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