On the day guns fell silent 100 years ago

While Germany felt that the terms of the treaty were severe and punitive, France was of the view that the treaty was lenient

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The lessons of World War I reverberate even today

Infrared photography uncovers the scars of war on the Western Front

Happy are these who lose imagination: They have enough to carry with ammunition. Their spirit drags no pack. Their old wounds, save with cold, can not more ache. Having seen all things red, Their eyes are rid Of the hurt of the colour of blood for ever. And terror’s first constriction over, Their hearts remain small-drawn. Their senses in some scorching cautery of battle Now long since ironed, Can laugh among the dying, unconcerned.  Wilfred Owen – “Insensibility”