Featured Document Display: Armistice Day Ceasefire Communication

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Wednesday, November 28, 2018
East Rotunda Gallery

In honor of the centennial of the end of World War I, view the original telegram sent by French General Marshall Foch to General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces. The telegram announced the ceasefire at the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" in 1918. October 31 through November 28, 2018.