The Great War 100 Facebook page offers us a copy of the New York Times’ front page from 95 years ago today:
Look on the right hand column for the meaning of my title today. “The world war will end this morning at 6 o’clock, Washington time, 11 o’clock Paris time.”
My writing focus has been towards the Civil War and its sesquicentennial. But we are nearing a centennial of World War I. Five years from now the 11th of November will hold greater significance than just a national holiday. World War I transformed the world and America along with it. We have just as much reason to contemplate the Armistice as we do Appomattox.
- Armistice Day 2013 (woollymuses.wordpress.com)
- Remembrance Day – Eleventh Minute of the Eleventh Hour of the 11th day of the eleventh month. (sabaslog.wordpress.com)
- Remembrance Day 2013 (cauldronsandcupcakes.com)
- Veterans Day (closetprofessor.wordpress.com)