Opa

Opa

My granddad was an amateur photographer during the Great War. The photo’s he took of his comrades, the ‘trench rats’ as he called them, and the villages they passed through are memories of an era that should not be forgotten.

Official Radio from Paris – 6:01 A.M., Nov. 11, 1918. Marshal Foch to the Commander-in-Chief.1. Hostilities will be stopped on the entire front beginning at 11 o’clock, November 11th (French hour).
2. The Allied troops will not go beyond the line reached at that hour on that date until further orders.
[signed]           
MARSHAL FOCH
5:45 A.M.    

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