The History Place - This Month in History

One of the guns of Battery D, 105th Field Artillery, showing an American flag which was hoisted after the last shot had been fired when the Armistice took effect. Etraye, France. November 11, 1918. Below: Announcement of the Armistice was the occasion for a huge celebration in Philadelphia, PA. Thousands massed on all sides of the replica of the Statue of Liberty on Broad Street and cheered unceasingly.