WWI: Armistice: November 11, 1918. Marshal Foch’s train arrives at the station at Compiegne, France. Marshal Foch met the German emissaries on this train in the woods near Rethonde station. All negotiations were held aboard this train and the Armistice was signed in car No.2419D, which is shown in the foreground. 2nd American Army Corps, near Compiegne, Oise, France, November 11, 1918. U.S. Army Signal Corps Photograph. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. (2017/02/17).