"Art is a lie that tells the truth" -- Pablo Picasso
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Armistice, 90 Years Today
Today, ceremonies are being held across Europe to mark the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War. In the USA, what was once Armistice Day is now Veterans Day. I don't know of any observances of the anniversary in this country, where that war is largely forgotten. Yes, American involvement came late and was brief, but the losses were very high for so short a campaign. Besides, some of us had family who fought in that war.