by Dr. Don Kuehle
Ever heard of Armistice Day? Veterans Day? “Armistice” refers to a cessation of war, a temporary peace, a truce between enemies. A “veteran” is an old soldier, a seasoned fighter from some former war.
On June 4, 1929, at the end of World War I, the U.S. Congress passed the following legislation:
“WHEREAS the 11th of November 1918, marked the cessation of the most destructive, sanguinary,