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Armistice Day, 1920: Homecoming of the Unknown Warrior

The war brought many a great funeral ceremony to England and France, but the whole world’s history had never witnessed such a funeral as that which each of these two countries held on Nov. 11, 1920. The second anniversary of Armistice Day had come and each nation had elected, as the most solemn consecration for …

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A Glimpse of Armistice Day in London, 1918

THE editors got back from their Irish trip in time to see how London received the news of the armistice. They had had a rough encounter with the Irish sea–two encounters, indeed, one going and one coming back. It lived up to its tradition as an unruly, restless and troublesome teapot ocean. Three times, in …

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Armistice Day

WAR ENDS AT SIX O’CLOCK THIS MORNING The State Department in Washington Made the Announcement at :45 o’Clock ARMISTICE WAS SIGNED IN FRANCE AT MIDNIGHT WASHINGTON, Monday, Nov 11, 2:48 AM–The armistice between Germany, on the one hand, and the allied Governments and the United States, on the other, has been signed. — New York …

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