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Armistice Day

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  • Marines erect cross on Veterans Day to honor fallen comrades

     
    Marines erect new cross at Camp Pendleton to honor fallen comrades....
  • Words, War, Worry-A Veterans' Day Remembrance

     
    Sixty-eight years ago, on November 11, 1943, my grandmother penned a letter to her youngest son, training to be a navigator in World War II. …...
  • Black Sabbath promises album of new songs to go with 2012 tour

     
    On Friday, the founding members of Black Sabbath took to the old stage at the Whisky A Go Go to announce another reunion tour in 2012, but this time things are much different: the band has begun working on an album of new material, the first from these...
  • Veterans Day: What you need to know

     
    Veterans Day: Veterans Day will compete with all the 11-11-11 hoopla. But here's hoping you can still find time to pause for a moment and give thanks for all the sacrifices made by U.S. servicemen and women, especially those who have perished protecting...
  • VFW post has week of events planned for Veterans Day

     
    Veterans Day may be recognized on Nov. 11, but the members of VFW Bremen Post 2791 have a week's worth of events planned to commemorate …...
  • Veterans Day 2010, the history and Obama's words to future veterans serving in Korea

     
    Veterans Day didn't start out as a day for veterans....
  • Gerald S. Brandis, Allentown Army, World War II

    Gerald S. Brandis, Allentown<br>Army, World War II
    I am a veteran of World War II, age 86. When I was in my growing years, I was taught by my parents that Veterans Day (at that time called Armistice Day) was a day of respect, remembrance and a time for reflection. For my entire life that is the way I have...
  • Francis J. McCullough, Allentown Army Air Forces, World War II

    Francis J. McCullough, Allentown<br>Army Air Forces, World War II
    When I was a young boy in second grade in a small country school in upstate New York, one morning at 11 a.m. I heard a bugler playing taps. When he finished, the teacher explained to us he did that because it was a very special day in the nation called...
  • Robert H. Diehl Jr., Bethlehem Army Air Forces, World War II

    Robert H. Diehl Jr., Bethlehem<br>Army Air Forces, World War II
    In the early 1930s, when I was a little boy growing up in Bethlehem, every Armistice Day there was a large parade honoring all veterans of World War I who gave their time or lives to keep America free. At 11 a.m., all the churches and factories throughout...
  • Bob Schwarz, Bethlehem Army, World War II

    With my birthday — Dec. 8, 1919 — we considered Nov. 11 the day to honor World War I heroes. For many years, it was known as Armistice Day. This seemed like a simple question, but I found I have no simple answer. We thought of one...
  • War and remembrance

    War and remembrance
    Wars aren't really over when they're over. There's the debris of a battlefield or a landmark church destroyed. And, always, there is the memory of those lost. You can sense the pain and pride always so palpably, so movingly, in France, where the 20th...
  • Mesa Musings: Honor veterans Friday with a paper poppy

    I remember Armistice Day. I remember on countless occasions as a youngster seeing little old men in front of business establishments selling artificial red paper poppies. They even came to our door. My mother, who frequently bought those poppies, told...