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Armistice Day

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  • A word, please: Holiday grammar tips for the new year

    Happy New Year. Or, as some say, happy New Year’s, or even happy new year. Which one is correct? They all are. New Year’s is one holiday that’s hard to get wrong. But as the months go by, other holidays roll around that aren’t so...
  • The drumbeat of war

    The drumbeat of war
    On the Thanksgiving before Pearl Harbor, Chicagoans had a foreboding sense of being inexorably sucked into a far-away maelstrom. Nazi armies had conquered much of Europe. Just England and a badly battered Soviet Union still stood in opposition. The...
  • 9/11 plus 10

    9/11 plus 10
    Few moments in history are identified in everyday conversation solely by date. The Fourth of July is one of the few. Most commemorated historic observances go by names like Veterans Day (which used to be called Armistice Day as it signified the end of...
  • 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...
  • Community Commentary: Remember those who selflessly served

    Military victories throughout our history have shaped the world in which we live and are the keystone of every American freedom. Largely due to our military might, the citizens of the United States have been given the opportunity to create the greatest...
  • A rich history of scoops

    A rich history of scoops
    Two events last week reminded us of famous Tribune scoops. Veterans Day, originally called Armistice Day, marked the end of fighting in World War I and set the stage for one of the Tribune's greatest victories. And the release Friday of President Richard...
  • The 11th

    The 11th hour is a term that's become part of the English language. Born of war, it has come to mean a deal struck at the last minute. Its origin is the dubious end of World War I, known before World War II as The Great War, a negotiated armistice that...
  • From the Archive: Armistice Day

    From the Archive: Armistice Day
  • 11-11-11

    11-11-11
    Do you see the number 11 everywhere? Does the number keep intruding into your life as if someone is trying to tell you something? Thousand answer yes to both of those questions. They are part of the 11 Phenomena. A growing mass of people who believe we...
  • Take our quiz and test your knowledge of Florida veterans

    Take our quiz and test your knowledge of Florida veterans
    November 11, 2011. Numerologists squeal with delight over days like today. 11-11-11. A trifecta of 11s. Sublime. Or as numerologist Nam Hari Kaur Khalsa declared in a post on Spiritvoyage.com, "The date of 11-11-11 is one of the most powerful shifts in...