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|Armistice and Returning Home
batch of American troops to return from France after the
armistice arrive in New York, New York, aboard the
camouflage-painted S.S. Mauretania. About 1,100
of the some 5,000 men on board had been wounded during
How the news of the Armistice of November 11, 1918,
was received on the French front. These men have come out
of the trenches and exposed themselves to the enemy for
the first time in more than four years. Note the fleet of
tanks ready in the foreground, just in case, as well as
the wire entanglements and "No Man's Land."
Note: Many of the pictures on this page originated from the U.S. Army Signal Corp Photographs Collection, which can be accessed here.
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