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November 11: A Veterans Day For Peace — Armistice Day

In the eleventh month
on the eleventh day
at the eleventh hour
aboard the Rainbow Warrior
Veterans for Peace members
rang the bell eleven times —
in recognition of Armistice Day
the original Veterans Day.

The United States Congress officially recognized the end of World War I when it passed a concurrent resolution on June 4, 1926, with these words:

Whereas the 11th of November 1918, marked the cessation of the most destructive, sanguinary, and far reaching war in Continue reading