The end of the First World War

As we approach the centenary of the armistice, Gary Sheffield explores the final moments of the conflict that devastated the world for four and a half years

News of the end of World War I hostilities is joyfully received by the men of the 64th Regiment Infantry, 7th Division. Min de Jaueny, Moselle, France on November 11, 1918. (Photo by Bettmann/Getty Images)

As we approach the centenary of the armistice, Professor Gary Sheffield explores the final moments of the conflict that devastated the world for four and a half years. He also considers the successes and failures of the recent commemorative activities

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