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Armistice Day

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  • 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....
  • Washington, D.C. memorial for WWI veterans sets off debate

     
    As Washington prepares to reopen a spruced up District of Columbia War Memorial, a fight intensifies over whether the often overlooked memorial should be turned into a national World War I memorial....
  • James Murdoch sticks to guns during Parliament appearance

     
    James Murdoch was compared to a mafia boss but didn't get hit with any pies during his more-than-two-hour appearance before a Parliament committee investigating the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal....
  • A meteorological history of Armistice Day

     
    From The Sun's print editions: Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: The Great War had been over for hours when Baltimore awoke on Nov. 11, 1918. Cold, north winds made the high of 43 degrees feel much......
  • Marines erect cross on Veterans Day to honor fallen comrades

     
    Marines erect new cross at Camp Pendleton to honor fallen comrades....
  • 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...
  • Nation Observes Armistice Day

     
    Nov. 11, 1919: Among the activities planned in Los Angeles for the first anniversary of the end of World War I is a "war pageant showing a night battle scene in all its phases." Interestingly enough, a similar re-creation of combat was staged at the...
  • IWW Official Lynched After Shots Are Fired at Armistice Day Parade

     
    Nov. 12, 1919: An AP dispatch says a mob in Centralia, Wash., hanged an IWW official –originally believed to be Britt Smith and later identified as Wesley Everest – for allegedly being one of the union members who fired on an Armistice Day parade...
  • Honoring California's war dead on Veterans Day

     
    Veterans Day honors all men and women who have served in the American military. Those who gave their lives for their country have always had a special place of honor on a national holiday created to celebrate the end of......
  • Servicemen Wreck L.A. Union Hall Over Armistice Day Shootings

     
    Nov. 15, 1919: In response to the Centralia, Wash., shootings, “Twenty-five silent, stalwart men in full uniform of the United States Army and Navy raided the headquarters of the local I.W.W. in the Germain Building while a ‘defense’ meeting of...