About the Show
The First World War ended at 11am on 11th November 1918 and took the lives of 9 million soldiers. But what happened on the last day of this conflict? Travelling to the Battlefields in France and Belgium, Michael Palin visits the places where Americans, British, French, Canadian and German troops were fighting as the war came to an end. Using newly discovered photographs and original research, contemporary film archive and state-of-the-art graphics, this film tells the explosive story of one of the most important days in history.