Armistice: The signature that ended World War I

One century ago, on November 11, 1918, the armistice that ended World War I was signed in the French forest of Compiègne. The conflict had lasted for more than four years, during which an estimated nine million soldiers and seven million civilians lost their lives. France in Focus travelled to the very place where the agreement between the two delegations was signed in a railway carriage. We take a closer look at the events that led to Germany's defeat against France, Britain and their allies.