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Veterans Day

Time to remember the sacrifice of heroes

November 11, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

On Nov. 11, 1921, an American soldier killed in World War I whose identity was not known was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on a hill overlooking the Potomac River. The date was significant: the armistice ending World War I took effect at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, 1918 - the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

 
 

 

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