World War I

Celebrating peace: A work in progress

“Veterans For Peace, an organization that speaks truth to war like nobody else, is attempting to reclaim Armistice Day, the Nov. 11 holiday that was flipped on its head 65 years ago when it was renamed Veterans Day…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, PeaceWorker, Free Press, Bainbridge Island Review, Pagosa Springs Colorado Daily Post, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Smirking Chimp, Conscious Life News, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press
Date: 2019: November 13, 14, 17, 23, December 17
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Armistice Day First

“It gets harder to commemorate World War I, because of time and the public’s embrace of, or indifference to, a permanent war economy. About the Great War British novelist H.G. Wells wrote on August 14, 1914, “This is already the vastest war in history. … For this is now a war for peace…”

John LaForge
Published in: The Argus Observer, Antiwar, Nuke Watch Info, The Reader Weekly, Pagosa Daily Post, The Russophile, Common Dreams, Cranston Herald, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Gilmer Free Press, The Smirking Chimp, Johnston Sunrise
Date: November 8,10,11,12,13,14,18,25,2018
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The valley of the Somme in 1916 and now


“I was interested in WW I because my father fought in it and I wanted to learn more about what he experienced. He enlisted in the US marines as a young man of 20 and fought in 1918. He was injured by mustard gas and by shrapnel, and in fact a piece of metal stayed in his body for his whole life.”

Curtis Bell
Published in: Sierra County Prospect
Date: August 24,2016
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