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The headline says it all. This front page is dated November 11, 1918, now known as Armistice Day or Veteran's Day.

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On November 11, 1918 the headline was that the Armistice was signed and the Great War was over.

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November 11, 1918--Armistice Day. World War I ends. From star1950 on Flickr.

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This is a photograph of the wood and plaster Cenotaph which was erected in a very short time in July 1919 to be ready for Peace day, 19th July 1919. It was designed by Lutyens and the permanent stone Cenotaph was erected in time for 11th November 1919 and the armistice day observance.

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from Mail Online

A very bitter victory: Returning WWI soldiers' hatred for the leaders who sent them to die

Armistice Day 1918: Crowds in London's Tralfalgar Square celebrating the end of the first world war

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Sean Bean reads Wilfred Owen's Anthem for Doomed Youth. For those who served in World War One. The end of which was celebrated as Armistice Day in the U.S. and became Veterans Day in 1954. This greatest man made horror would only be eclipsed by World War Two, twenty years later.

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French Armistice Day Parade, Paris 1944 This photograph shows Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle walking along the Champs-Elysee in the Armistice Day Parade.

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New York City, c.1918, View of a crowded New York City street as people celebrate Armistice Day on November 11, 1918, marking the end of World War I

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