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Remembering veterans: In these parts of France, the Great War will never be forgotten

The last time I saw the Picardie region of France was in 1978. I was visiting an old family friend, who suggested we take a road trip to see the chateaux and cathedrals that dot the landscape there an... read more

Armistice Day: Remembering the end of the war to end all wars

"When victory or Armistice Day finally came, the frenzied celebration that followed will never be forgotten ... became Veterans Day — a day to honor American veterans. Valdosta-Lowndes County played i... read more

Veterans Day: World War II vets remember battles won, lives lost

EDITOR’S NOTE: In honor of Veterans Day, The Daily Reflector spoke with three veterans of World War II. These ... “I don't remember coming home from high school and saying, 'Dad, did you serve in Worl... read more

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Remembering The Peace Makers: What The Armistice Commemorations Forgot – OpEd

The soldiers who perished in the Great War did so in the defence of France’s “universal ... gathered at The Hague in 1915 as part of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom feature as s... read more


This Kentucky county observes Veterans Day by remembering the 400 who volunteered

This year’s Veterans ... France, England and Russia battled Germany and its allies. Some hopefully called it “the war to end all wars.” But fearsome new weapons — machine guns, submarines, poison gas, ... read more

"Great Power Competition" and the Harsh Lessons of World War I

If France and Britain can play the part of the ... the First World War is Russia’s “forgotten [забытая]” war. He argues that Soviet military professionals never neglected the subject. read more

Amherst residents remember sacrifices of WWI veterans

Throughout her life, Bonnie Burley Crews recalled a portrait of her great-uncle, Jack Lee Burley, hanging in her family’s living room. She never met him but always knew growing up in Amherst County he ... read more

Butte's forgotten World War I veterans: They fought for Canada

From the outbreak of the war ... story was all but forgotten. But perhaps on this Veterans Day, the hundredth anniversary of the Armistice, we could pause to remember these men, and this small ... read more

On Centenary in France, Trump Honors Americans Who Died in World War I

“Each of these marble crosses ... on Nov. 11, 2018 as part of Veterans Day and commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Nov. 11, 1918, armistice, ending World War I. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Im... read more

Remembering WW I

The Todds described what, “the German occupation had done to a part of France. Villages had been ... Although it has been 100 years since the Great War ended many families and veterans’ personal battl... read more

World War II veteran from Connecticut who survived Japanese attack set to be honored, take part in mile-long walk this weekend

Jolly, of Pomfret, may be 96 years old but he’ll never forget ... U.S. After the war, he married and had two children. He worked in the mills and for the state highway department. These days, he keeps ... read more

A downed World War II plane, a Dutch village and the art of remembering

I was at the Townhall and ran outside and saw to the right a great column of smoke ... killed over Europe during World War II, to be buried near the towns and villages where their planes were shot dow... read more



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