Tag Archives: Armistice Day

A service for the end of World War I

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the guns fell silent. The Veterans Day memorial service for WWI Armistice Day Centennial was held at the Washington National Cathedral started with the boom of drums that … Continue reading

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Three lives touched by one war — World War I

In 2015, I returned to my family home to investigate an unexamined chest that, it turned out, held over 2,400 hand-written and typed family letters, postcards, marriage licenses, wills, death certificates, and grocery lists dating back 140 years. The memorabilia … Continue reading

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