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The Armenian Genocide I THE GREAT WAR – Week 37

The Armenian Genocide I THE GREAT WAR – Week 37

How much worse could the war get? In just eight months we’d seen the frightening destructive power of new artillery and modern machine guns, we’d seen the war in the skies and beneath the seas develop, we’d seen gas and flamethrowers make their appearance, we’d seen epidemic disease, and millions of refugees on the move. …

The History of Veterans Day

The History of Veterans Day

In the United States, November 11th is recognized as Veteran’s Day. What is Veteran’s Day? Why is it celebrated on November 11th? In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the Allied Powers (France, Great Britain, the United States, etc.) and Germany agreed to end the fighting during World War I. Later that day, …