Monday 11th November 1918 At 10.40 a.m news reached the Echo office by telephone that The Armistice had been signed at 5 a.m. that morning and came into force at 11 a.m. The discussion between the German delegates and those of the Allies had lasted all night. A special edition of the newspaper was immediately printed and distributed.
Discover how Cheltenham celebrated an end to fighting.
Stop Press in the Echo “From all parts of the country reports arrive of almost indescribable enthusiasm and public rejoicing.”