Today on November 11, 1918, the brutal hostilities of the Great War finally came to an end. May we always remember the brave and fallen soldiers.
Remembrance Day, also known as Poppy Day, is a memorial day observed by many of the countries involved in the First World War. After four long years of horrific bloodshed, the fighting had finally come to an end on the morning of November 11th 1918. The Allies signed an armistice agreement with Germany at 5:12 in the morning. The war did not formally end until the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in June 1919. It’s estimated almost 70 million people were mobilized for what was one of the largest wars in history. Tens of millions of military personnel and civilians tragically lost their lives.
Today, we remember not only the brave men and women from World War One, but for all of those who have and continue to sacrifice for their countries. They are the true heros.