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November 11, 2010

Veterans Day

The heralding of peace
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-10052

World War I ended on November 11, 1918 with the signing of the Armistice. This day is now celebrated as Veterans Day, in honor of those who served in the military. The photograph above, from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog, is of the U.S. Capitol on November 11, 1921, the date of the first observance of Veterans Day.

Posted by sgarrett at November 11, 2010 10:18 AM

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