The 11th Hour: The Date Behind Veterans Day

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by SouthGADan, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. SouthGADan

    SouthGADan New Member

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    Interesting bit of info:
    To the vets: Happy Veteran's Day, and thanks for your service.

    http://buzz.yahoo.com/buzzlog/93165?fp=1
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veterans_Day
     
  2. bluejay

    bluejay Well-Known Member

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  3. ammo warrior

    ammo warrior Member

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    Thank you Daniel for the history. I had read that on the VA web site, thank you for posting it...tight lines :cool2:
     
  4. plainsman

    plainsman New Member Supporting Member

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    Wow, all this time I thought it was to give Marines a day to recover after their birthday. Thanks for the history. I've seen film of the soldiers after the cease fire, sharing cigarettes and trading stuff. A few minutes before they were ready to kill each other.