Although Lowry also examines armistices made with other Central Powers, he emphasizes that it was "the German armistice, far more than those others, that shaped European and world events during the months and years that followed November 11" (preface).
BULLITT LOWRY, Armistice 1918 (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1996), xv + 245 pp.
These two points were the subject of constant debate throughout the process of drafting the 1918 Armistice.
Lowry cites that "the British were trying to work out a policy on the armistice that reconciled military, naval, and political ambitions" (p.
French involvement in the armistice discussion centered around Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau and Marshal Foch.