Vets for Peace discuss Armistice Day and 11-11-11

Representatives of Vets for Peace Kansas City discuss Armistice Day, November 11: On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918 the big guns officially fell silent, ending World War I. That became Armistice Day, memorialized in many countries world wide. In 1954 the US officially changed the name of the holiday to Veterans Day. Vets for Peace want to change the name back to Armistice Day and rededicate the event to peace. Those who want to glorify war do enough of that the other 364 days of the year, especially on Memorial Day.

The website says it has been, “Exposing the true costs of war and militarism since 1985.” It has a page on “Armistice Day”, inviting all to “Help us celebrate Armistice Day 2023” (

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