As a student of history, I often wonder how many people understand the significance of the date of Veterans Day and why it is always celebrated on the day of the holiday and not, like Labor Day or Memorial Day, observed on a Monday. The holiday began originally as a commemoration associated with World War I and then expanded to honor veterans of all modern conflicts.
However in 1917 Germany resumed their policy of unrestricted submarine warfare in an attempt to to starve out Britain but American losses brought the United States into the war on April 6, 1917. The...
Thursday, November 7, 2013
"Freedom is never free."
Todays post is shared from the the Library of Congress
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