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CENT18-6 : 2018 France - Maxi-FDC "Centenary ARMISTICE 1918 - Foch receives German plenipotentiaries in his wagon"

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CENT18-6: 2018 France - Maxi-FDC "Centenary of the ARMISTICE of November 11, 1918 -
Foch receives the German plenipotentiaries in his wagon - Do you ask for the armistice? "

Illustration: 1st cease-fire, German delegation from Tergnier station (Aisne) to Compiegne (Oise), abdication of the Kaiser, personalities present at the signing of the armistice, Allied flags.

Postage France Lettre prio 20g "Marianne 2018"
fixed on cinderella stamp block "Centenary Armistice 1918-2018 / Marshal Foch and wagon of the Armistice"


Cancellation Tergnier (F) "The plenipotentiaries on the way to the armistice" 8.11.2018 -


Collector's edition on
"velin" envelope (13.5 x 21cm), only 70 numbered FDC's issued - Rare
the last days that ended World War I
GERMAN PLENIPOTENTIARIES RECEIVED IN THE FOCH WAGON AT
COMPIÈGNE (F)
"Do you ask for the armistice?" Nov. 7-11, 1918

November 7, 1918 - 8:30 pm: first cease-fire at La Capelle (Aisne). A German delegation crosses allied lines. She is accompanied to the train station Tergnier (Aisne) where she boarded a train to the clearing of Rethondes Compiegne (Oise). Marshal Foch's train is waiting for them.

November 8 - 9:00 am: Foch receives the German delegation in his wagon. "Do you ask for the armistice?"

November 9: Abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II and proclamation of the German Republic.

November 10: Marshal von Hindenburg, Cdt. Chief, sent the authorization to sign the armistice to the German delegation in Rethondes.
Negotiations on the 34 articles of the Armistice Agreement,

November 11 - 5:20: the armistice is signed. It must take effect at 11am.

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11/11/2018