The Bonus Army

 

cropped-ramonagravitar.jpgNovember 11 is Veterans Day, also known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day. November 11 has been celebrated since 1918 to commemorate the armistice that brought an end to the War to End All Wars. The belief—the idealistic hope borne from misery—was that World War I was so full of horrors, men would choose never to repeat it.

Pause to think about how wonderful that would be. Imagine if the Great War had taught mankind to settle differences peacefully, if leaders had learned that, in war, there are no real victors.

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.  ~Jeanette Rankin Continue reading “The Bonus Army”

Over Here*

November 11 is Veterans Day–known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other countries. November 11 has been celebrated since 1918 to commemorate the Armistice that brought an end to the War to End All Wars. Continue reading “Over Here*”

Over Here

Today I am guest blogging at the Working Stiffs.

“Over Here” offers some Veterans Day thoughts and history on the War to End All Wars, Dover Air Force Base, and the Bonus Army of 1932.