June 22, 2017 all-day

June 22, 1940. WWIIs Battle of France, which began May 12 with German forces crossing into the nation at Sedan and the Meuse River, reached its conclusion with France surrendering. Previously, the British Expeditionary Force had evaculated via Dunkirk on May 27 to June 4, and Parishad been declared an open city on June 13. On June 22, France and Germanysigned a second armistice agreement at the Compigne Forest the same location as the 1918 armistice of WWI. Adolf Hitler made a point of signing the1940 compact in the same railway carriage as the 1918 document.

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