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Co. E, 102nd U.S.A.
Pay tribute to the soldiers of Company E, 102nd division of the U.S. army in World War I

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Veterans Day
November 11

How do you observe Veterans Day? Do you go to a parade? Listen to a speech? Take flowers to a cemetery? People do all these things to commemorate this special holiday, which has been observed since 1919, though it had a different name and a slightly different meaning back then.

It was on November 11, 1918, that Allied powers signed a cease-fire agreement, an armistice with Germany at Rethondes, France, ending World War I. Not only does the U.S. observe this day. Great Britain and France continued to recognize Armistice Day every year until World War II, when, once again, it was no time to be celebrating peace.

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