Surrendered weapons and vehicles in the Armistice Convention of November 11, 1918

The Armistice Convention of 1918 was signed between the Allied forces and Germany on November 11, 1918, and brought an end to hostilities cause by the First World War. The initial terms placed on Germany involved the retreat of all German forces behind the Rhine, and the annexation of the Rhineland by Allied troops. In addition to this, Allied Commander-in-Chief Marshal Foch demanded the surrender of thousands of vehicles, weapons and military materiel, including 150,000 wagons, 25,000 machine guns and 1,700 airplanes.

Weapons and vehicles to be surrendered by Germany to the Allied Forces, as specified in the Armistice Convention of November 11, 1918

Total units
Wagons150,000
Machine guns25,000
Locomotives5,000
Motor lorries5,000
Trench mortars3,000
Field guns2,500
Heavy guns2,500
Airplanes*1,700
Destroyers50
Battleships10
Light cruisers**8
Battle cruisers6
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

November 11, 1918

Supplementary notes

* Including all D7 models, and all "night-bombing machines".
** Including two mine-layers.

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