Germany concludes armistice with France in Compiegne, France during World War II.
Compiegne France Date:1940, June 22 Duration:1 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
The Armistice at Compiegne, France on 22nd June, 1940 between France and Germany during World War II. German officers including General William Keitel, accompany Chancellor Adolf Hitler as they walk past a German honor guard lined up, while a band plays the German National Anthem. French General Charles Huntziger and another officer arrive and enter a railway carriage (the same one in which Germany signed the 1918 armistice). Interiors of carriage showing French General Huntziger signing the documents. Adolf Hitler has left and is chatting with German officers outside. General Keitel presents the document to Hitler for countersigning. Hitler asks for a pen, and they drop it as Keitel hands it to Hitler. Keitel quickly retrieves it and Hitler signs. French General Huntziger steps down from the rail car and is escorted away with others of his party. Hitler expresses pure delight in chatting with members of his staff.
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