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map of the western front in beige and red tones

Mapping Armistice Day: 11 November 1918

Posted by: Ryan Moore

At 11 am on November 11, 1918, the long and terrible fighting that was known as the Great War ended. The final hour of the final day of World War I, as it is known today, was documented by the United States Army on a large 36″ x 32″ map sheet. The mapmakers used a …