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Armistice Day

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On November 11, 2010

I will come to a time in my backwards trip when November eleventh, accidentally my birthday, was a sacred day called Armistice Day. When I was a boy, and when Dwayne Hoover was a boy, all the people o

Armistice Day

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On November 11, 2009

There are now only three survivors of the Great War; this may be the very last Armistice Day to honor actual veterans of the conflict. It will be, I think, a very strange thing to live in a world with

Armistice Day

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On November 11, 2008
They ask me where I’ve been,And what I’ve done and seen.But what can I replyWho know it wasn’t I,But someone just like me,Who went across the seaAnd with my head and handsKilled men in foreign lands…Though I must bear the blame,Because he bore my name. Wilfred Gibson Ten verified veterans of the First World War […]

Armistice Day

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On November 11, 2007

The Great War ended 89 years ago today; I continue to prefer concrete remembrance of that war to the abstraction that is Veterans Day. Depending on how you count, there are currently between 22 and 31

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