Yale University Press
A vivid, original, and intimate hour-by-hour account of Armistice Day 1918, to mark its centenary this year. November 11, 2018, marks the centenary of the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany ending World War I. While the events of the war and its legacy are much discussed, this is the first book to focus solely on the day itself, examining how the people of Britain, and the wider world, reacted to the news of peace. In this rich portrait...