Canada and the First World War

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The Watch on the Rhine, (The Last Phase)
The Armistice on 11 November 1918 was only a temporary respite for the Allied troops, who quickly crossed into Germany to act as an occupying force. In this painting by Sir William Rothenstein, a British sentry stands guard next to a howitzer looking out over the Rhine River.

The Watch on the Rhine, (The Last Phase)
Painted by Sir William Rothenstein
Beaverbrook Collection of War Art
CWM 19710261-0601