Hitler_and_german-nazi_officers_staring_at_french_marechal_foch_statue_21_June_1940

On 21 June 1940, near Compiègne in France, Hitler (hand on hip) staring at Marshal Foch’s statue before starting the negotiations for the armistice, to be signed the next day by Keitel, Hitler being absent. Glade of the Armistice was later destroyed together with all commemorative monuments (except Foch’s statue) by the Germans.

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