Peter Sawers

University of Oxford

Peter Sawers - University of Oxford

I work on public commemoration and memory of the First World War. I am a contributor to Trusted Source.

Land Army girls outside Gibside Hall during the First World War

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Chromolithograph of The signing of the Armistice, November 11th 1918 by Pollard

What was the Armistice?

The Armistice was the ceasefire that ended hostilities between the Allies and Germany on the 11th of November 1918. The Armistice did not end the First World War itself, but it was the agreement which stopped the fighting on the Western Front.

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