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Armistice and Peace Treaty

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Armistice and Peace Treaty

This section overviews the Armistice signed on November 11, 1918 and the Peace Treaty at Versailles signed on June 28, 1919.   The Return of the Unknown Soldier and the Scuttling of the Germany Navy is also in photographic essay.    The presentation ends with the outcome of these events for the United States - the Washington Naval Treaty. 

Image:   NH 91488:   Return of the Unknown Soldier from France at the Washington Navy Yard, 1921.  U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.