Image of The New York Times newspaper’s headlines for the 11th of November 1918, marking the armistice declaration for the end of the First World War. Headlines read; “Armistice signed, end of the war! Berlin seized by revolutionaries; New chancellor begs for order; Ousted Kaiser flees to Holland.”

Armistice! — How the First World War ended

How the First World War came to an end after just over four years of bitter conflict.

the early hours of the 11th of November 1918, the German armistice negotiation team signed the document that brought about an immediate ceasefire at 11am French time. But before we get into the detail of the events of the day, let’s take a look…