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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    WORLD WAR I -- ARMISTICE. Cyclostyled document issued by Major General Cyril Aubrey Blacklock as Commander of the Royal Naval Division (63rd), 8.30 am, 11 November [1918], addressed to field commands, giving the orders for the implementation of the Armistice, one page, 117 x 180 mm (worn), in a mount.

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    WORLD WAR I -- ARMISTICE. Cyclostyled document issued by Major General Cyril Aubrey Blacklock as Commander of the Royal Naval Division (63rd), 8.30 am, 11 November [1918], addressed to field commands, giving the orders for the implementation of the Armistice, one page, 117 x 180 mm (worn), in a mount.

    'Hostilities will cease at 11.00 hours Nov. 11th ... All troops will stand fast on line reached at that hour ... All defensive precautions will be maintained and an outpost line established ... There will be no parleying with the enemy who if he attempts to come over will be sent back by an officer'.


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