This day in 1940, France surrenders to Nazi Germany and signs the 'Armistice of 22 June 1940'. Hitler chose Compiègne Forest as the site to sign the armistice due to its symbolic role as the site of the 1918 Armistice with Germany's surrender of World War I. #WW2pic.twitter.com/M015m04HXt



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This day in 1940, France surrenders to Nazi Germany and signs the 'Armistice of 22 June 1940'. Hitler chose Compiègne Forest as the site to sign the armistice due to its symbolic role as the site of the 1918 Armistice with Germany's surrender of World War I. #WW2pic.twitter.com/M015m04HXt

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