The sound of drums and of veterans marching down Boylston Street during Sunday’s Veterans Day Parade made Nancy Ahillen feel as if her father was standing proudly beside her.
World War I was sometimes called "The war to end all wars." The veterans who gathered in East Providence were proof that it was not.
The original goal of Veterans Day--promoting peace--is still worth pursuing.
This year’s parade marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
World War I ended a hundred years ago, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. For years, November 11 was known as Armistice Day...
The 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I is Sunday, but beyond a few bell ringing events, there is little to mark the occasion here, something historians and veterans say is a shame.