Wednesday, November 11, 2020, is the 101th anniversary when President Wilson made this date the official ending of WW1 after the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, the previous June. It is a federal holiday and since schools are closed, this is our post.
World War I was also called the "War to end all wars." A famous American author, D.H. Laurence said this about that war: "I can only see death and more death, till we are black and swollen with death."
Veterans Day is the day we honor all those who have served in the military since WWI. whether or not they have seen combat. In the past 102 years, the United States has been involved in 18 other wars, including WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq War. You can see the complete list here.
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