armistice day: A Prayer For Our Fallen Soldiers - 11/10/11 03:06 PM
A Prayer For Our Fallen Soldiers
On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, an armistice, or "cease fire" was declared between the Allied nations and Germany, ending hostilities in the "Great War," later known as World War I. Seven months later, the war officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919, but the "war to end all wars" was already over.
By Presidential proclamation in November 1919,Armistice Day was declared by President Wilson to be observed on November 11th to reflect on the heroism of those who died … (11 comments)