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Across the fence

Armistice Day

 

mage is in Public Domain courtesy of Tim nolting

Frank W. Buckles at enlistment

FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: November 11, 1919 President Woodrow Wilson:

"A year ago today our enemies laid down their arms in accordance with an armistice which rendered them impotent to renew hostilities, and gave to the world an assured opportunity to reconstruct its shattered order and to work out in peace a new and juster set of international relations. The soldiers and people of the European Allies had fought and endured for more than four years to uphold the barrier of civilization against the aggressions of armed force. We ourselves had been in the conflict something more than a year and a...



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