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Commemorating the centenary of the First World War in books

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Monday Monuments and Memorials – Peace Tower, Parliament Hill, Ottawa

We were preparing not Peace only, but Eternal Peace. There was about us the halo of some divine mission. We must be alert, stern, righteous and ascetic. We were bent on doing great, permanent noble things.

Harold Nicolson, British delegate to 1919 Paris peace conference

This is not a peace treaty, it is an armistice for 20 years.

Marshal Ferdinand Foch, at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, 1919
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