France and Germany, once bitter enemies, are remembering the armistice signed on November 11, 1918 marking the end of World War I.
Exactly 100 years ago, World War I came to an end. France and the UK will be holding major commemorative events, and high-ranking German leaders will be attending. What does this tell us about our respective cultures?
For the soldiers on the front lines, World War I introduced an unprecedented level of violence. But it was not the "the war to end all wars" — quite the contrary, writes guest author Jörn Leonhard.
Revolution, Spanish flu and refugees: the situation in Belgium at the end of World War I was chaotic. An exhibition at the BELvue Museum tells the story of that confusing time. Bernd Riegert reports.
In November 1918, an armistice ended the fighting in World War I. But it took seven months until the official peace treaty was signed. Germany, meanwhile, always objected to its terms.
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