How secret negotiations ended WWI and changed history

Watch WW1 The Final Hours on BBC Select

On 8 November 1918, an Englishman, a Frenchman, and a German secretly gathered in a train carriage near Paris. Their meeting would last for three days. The aim: to end four long years of brutal and deadly war.

This innovative history documentary uncovers the extraordinary events leading up to the World War I Armistice and explores how repercussions would ripple throughout the 20th century.

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