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As It Happened: The Last Day Of World War One
The Last Day Of World War One
SBS  |  November 12, 2010

On the morning of 11 November 1918, people poured onto the streets of America to celebrate the end of World War One. But the war would officially end six hours later at 11am (Europe time). Tragically, hundreds of soldiers would die in those last few hours of World War One. In The Last Day of World War One Michael Palin tells the tragic tales of the Commonwealth, French, Canadian and American soldiers who died in unnecessary military actions on that day.

On the morning of 11 November 1918, people poured onto the streets of America to celebrate the end of World War One. But the war would officially end six hours later at 11am (Europe time). Tragically, hundreds of soldiers would die in those last few hours of World War One. In The Last Day of World War One Michael Palin tells the tragic tales of the Commonwealth, French, Canadian and American soldiers who died in unnecessary military actions on that day.

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