Believe it or not most of us do not even know why we even celebrate Veterans Day. Veterans Day is celebrated to show and pay our respect to the fearless men & women who fought battles for the United States in the past and in the present as well. Veterans Day was formerly known as Armistice Day, on the remembrance of cessation of fights between the Allies and Germany in World War I, which happened in the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month in 1918.
The picture of Soldiers of the 353rd Infantry near a church in France, waiting for the end of hostilities this was taken at 10:58 a.m., on November 11, 1918, two minutes before cessation of fighting between the Allies and Germany.
Later in 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower Amended Armistice Day and changed it to Veterans Day. Continue reading