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Eleventh month, eleventh day, eleventh hour

Joseph E. Persico

Eleventh month, eleventh day, eleventh hour

Armistice Day, 1918 : World War I and its violent climax

by Joseph E. Persico

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Armistice Day

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Joseph E. Persico.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination456 p.
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273130M
    ISBN 100375508252
    LC Control Number2004044947


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The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month is how we still mark the momentous event of the Armistice: it gives the misleading impression that it was an instant cessation of blood and thunder, as taught at school. Nothing could be more inaccurate.4/5. This book is the story of that moment and that war.

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The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month is especially significant because it ended what had been thought to be the war to end all wars. Sadly, it wasn’t, but the day has been set aside to honor those who helped keep the world safe from tyranny.

As the clock booms out the eleventh hour. Of the eleventh month and day. Goodbye. old boy, I must leave you, Things aren't too good down here ; But. we're playing the game as you did, For the sake of your memory dear.

And, perchance, at the last reveille, When the Great Chief calls His men, I too shall be there beside you, With my hand in yours. Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour Armistice Day,World War I and Its Violent Climax By: Joseph E. Persico. Buy Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour New edition by Persico, Joseph E (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Persico Arrow Books / Random House Paperback: pages RRP: $ (subject to availability) World War I ended when the guns fell silent at am on Novem Numbers | View whole chapter | See verse in context On the eleventh day Pagiel the son of Ocran, prince of the children of Asher, offered: Deuteronomy | View whole chapter | See verse in context And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, that Moses spake unto the children of Israel, according unto all that the LORD had given him in.

Armistice Day, World War I And Its Violent Climax Using military archives and public records, along with journals and diaries, Joseph Persico weaves together the eleventh hour experiences of the men in the trenches, unsung and unremembered, the British Tommies, French Poilus, American Doughboys and German Feldgrau.

Where, for example, was the Austrian corporal, Adolf Hitler, on that day. The Allies eventually granted an armistice to a new German government, and at eleventh hour on the 11th of November, the guns officially ceased fire, but only af casualties had been sustained—almost as many as on D-Day.

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