CENT18-7 : 2018FR - Maxi-FDC Block ARMISTICE 1918 Return from Alsace - Lorraine
France one and indivisible finds Alsace and Lorraine "
Illustration: "Poilu" waving the French flag alongside an Alsatian and a Lorraine in
traditional costumes, Cathedral of Strasbourg, Article 51 of the Treaty of Versailles actant the return ".
Combined postage France
Block CNEP 2018 "Philatelic Salon of Autumn, Paris - Signature of the Armistice"
Cancelled Paris (F) "72nd Salon Phil. of Autumn - Signature of the Armistice 11 Nov. 1918 "11.11.2018
Lettre prio 20g "Marianne 2018" fixed on cinderella stamp block "Centenary Armistice 1918-2018 - Marshal Foch and Georges Clemenceau, President of the Council"
cancelled GF Truchtersheim (67) "Centenary of the 1914-1918 War" 10-11.11.2018
Collector's edition on "velin" envelope (13.5 x 21cm), only 70 numbered FDC's issued - Rare
the last days that ended the first world war
Signature of the Armistice
RETURN TO FRANCE FROM ALSACE AND LORRAINE
November 11, 1918: after the signing of the armistice in the forest of Compiegne, Foch returns to Paris where Clemenceau receives at 9:30.
National Assembly: At 16:00, in front of a full house, the President of the Council reads the conditions of armistice. Then it was the salvation of France one and indivisible to Alsace and Lorraine found again.
Article 51 of the Treaty of Versailles of June 28, 1919 formally reinstated Alsace and Lorraine to France by fixing their return to November 11, 1918, a return that crowns the war of restitution led by France and erases the defeat of 1871.
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