Author Jeff Bacon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyA_Zodylug One hundred years ago today, the country celebrated its first Armistice Day to honor those who fought in the Great War and celebrate the signing of the armistice to end hostilities at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month. From the All Veterans Memorial Park website, ” Veterans Day was first organized and celebrated in Emporia [Kansas] in 1953. Kansas Congressman Ed Rees, also an Emporian, then took King’s proposal to Congress, and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, also of Kansas, signed the bill proclaiming November 11 as Veterans Day. The first nationwide observance of Veterans…

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