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Forest of Compiègne

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Location type: Forest
Number of texts: 1
4 stars
Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

In the forest of Compiegne ended the First World War. Here, the armistice was signed in November 1918 in a train carriage. Now it is a park. Hitler chose this symbolic place on June 21, 1940, to accept the French capitulation. The train now standing here is not real. The real train went to Berlin and was put on fire by the SS troops in 1945.

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Linked themes: War, History

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