In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…”

 

 

Photo by The U.S. National Archives

About Team 218 Web Services

Web Design & Development, Website Redesign, Local SEO, Organic SEO, and Evaluation - that's what we do. We've been creating software and building websites since 2004. We make our clients look GREAT online. We're here anytime you need help. No high pressure tactics or obligation - just honest, ethical answers. We are Website Problem Solvers. Let's solve yours!