Remembrance Day

On this day, much of the Anglo-sphere is conducting memorial services around the world for “Remembrance Day”, also known as “Veterans Day.” In the 11th month, on the 11th day, in the 11th hour, the so-called war to end all wars—World War I—finally ended in Europe.

On that day in 1918, the most destructive and comprehensive war ever fought up to that point in man’s history came to an end when the armistice was enacted between the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente. Ever since, the British Commonwealth and the United States have honored that moment.

This memorial honors the millions who died defending their nations—and the freedom of Western civilization—from an imperialistic aggressor. A generation later, the same call to duty would summon their sons, and they would again triumph over the forces of evil.

Read more at “Remembrance Day: The Lesson to Never Forget”

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