Last Day of World War One

Last Day of World War One

SBS  |  November 11, 2018

Michael Palin, whose Great Uncle Harry died at the Somme, investigates what really happened on the last day of World War I on November 11, 1918, and reveals the shocking truth that soldiers continued to be killed in battle for many hours after the Armistice had been signed. Recounting the events of the day, Palin tells the personal stories of the last soldiers to die as the minutes and seconds ticked away to the 11 o'clock ceasefire.

Michael Palin, whose Great Uncle Harry died at the Somme, investigates what really happened on the last day of World War I on November 11, 1918, and reveals the shocking truth that soldiers continued to be killed in battle for many hours after the Armistice had been signed. Recounting the events of the day, Palin tells the personal stories of the last soldiers to die as the minutes and seconds ticked away to the 11 o'clock ceasefire.

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