Today in History: Veterans Day

 This "Today in History" page leads with information on Veterans Day and on World War I, and links you to original documents   photos, interviews, letters and music from the period. courtesy of netTrekker
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 This "Today in History" page leads with information on Veterans Day and on World War I, and links you to original documents: photos, interviews, letters and music from the period.

courtesy of netTrekker

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