The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jeannie Ferriss
Whitehall Community Library 

Between the Stacks


November 9, 2016

On November 11, 1918 at 11:00 a.m. World War I Allied Supreme Commander Ferdinand Foch met with the German delegation to sign the armistice aboard his railway carriage near Compiegne, France. Although many people think of this event as the end of the First World War, it was initially a 30 day cease-fire agreement which was continually renewed until the formal signing of the peace treaty a year later. In 1954 this day was changed to honor all persons who have served in the armed forces of the United States and is celebrated as Veterans Day. In honor of our veterans, the Library, along with...

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