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Eric Bergeson

Down on the Farm: World War I, lost in the mist

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November 11 is celebrated as Veteran's Day in the United States today.

The date originally was known as Armistice Day to mark the end of hostilities on the Western Front during World War I. Why do we hear so little about World War I?

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Tens of millions died, both civilian and military. The world map was forever altered. On the first day of battle in World War I, 52,000 British soldiers died, almost as many Americans as died during the entirety of the Vietnam War.

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