why did the armistice for wwi come into effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month? Why did they set it to be this poetic date, costing many more needless lives? I don’t get it.

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Im autistic, so maybe I’m being too literal or hung up on small details, but why do this?

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Every part of the high command on both sides was an out of touch politician who would have studied classics at university and found symbolism powerful. If WWI proved anything it was that individual human lives meant nothing to them. The generals and politicians were fools and cowards.

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