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The Last Day of World War One

Episode 5 of 12

Michael Palin reveals the shocking truth that soldiers continued to be killed in battle after the First World War armistice had been signed.

Michael Palin tells the story of how the First World War ended on 11th November 1918 and reveals the shocking truth that soldiers continued to be killed in battle for many hours after the armistice had been signed. Recounting the events of the days and hours leading up to that last morning, Palin tells the personal stories of the last soldiers to die as the minutes and seconds ticked away to the 11 o'clock ceasefire.

58 minutes

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Presenter Michael Palin
Producer John Hayes-Fisher

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