November 11th: Armistice Day

This Article was written by Hannah Mestermann, Year 12 and Sami Maroof (Head Boy) Year 13


On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918; the world fell silent as the fighting of the past four years came to an end.

November 11th is the day that we remember the 8.5 million fallen soldiers and all victims that fought and endured throughout the first World War. It is the day that, 102 years ago, Germany signed an armistice, accepting its defeat and ending the War.<