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Veterans Day Prezi

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Joy Lan

on 15 November 2012

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It all began on... November 11th 1918 Armistice was declared between the Allies and Germany. 1938... Armistice Day became an official federal holiday After WWII The name needed to be changed
amount of veterans from WWII At the Arlington Cemetery A national ceremony was held... What does armistice mean anyway? The First day of Armistice was November 11,1919.

The end of WWI More specifically the 11th Hour of the 11th day of the 11th month The 11th month +11th day + llth hour =Armistice Day June, 1954 Pres. Eisenhower changes name to Veterans Day honors were given to dead at Tomb of the Unknowns (Unknown Soldier) A truce or an ending of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties Who Are We? Current Wars? The War on Terror
The War in Iraq
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
War in Afghanistan
CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve been appointed to a committee to create a monument dedicated to the veterans of the most recent wars.
Monument needs to have:
In 1954 President Eisenhower changed the name of the holiday to Veterans Day.
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