Happy Veteran’s/Armistice Day!

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month!  Very easy to remember, very hard to ignore.  That’s when WWI officially ended.  Over one million Indian troops served overseas, and 74,187 died.  2 million Americans served, and 116,300 died.  Although the majority of those deaths were from the influenza epidemic, not battle. (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)

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Happy Veteran’s Day/Armistice Day!

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month!  Very easy to remember, very hard to ignore.  That’s when WWI officially ended.  Over one million Indian troops served overseas, and 74,187 died.  (2 million Americans served, and 116,300 died.  Although the majority of those deaths were from the influenza epidemic, not battle)

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