Armistice Day

The Great War

Europe 1918.1111

Armistice Day

World War I in Europe and the Russian Revolution (11 November 1918)

Historical Map of Europe & the Mediterranean

As its alliance collapsed, Germany broke into revolution. A republic was proclaimed and the Kaiser fled the country. On November 11, the new German government signed an armistice with the Allies. The Great War was at an end, but chaos still reigned across much of Europe.

Main Events

Yugoslav National Council proclaims Yugoslavian independence in Zagreb

Ottoman Empire signs Armistice of Mudros with Allies

Austria-Hungary signs Armistice of Villa Giusti with Italy

German revolution breaks out

Germany signs armistice with Allies

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