peace is our gift to each other*

Worldwide, only 22 World War I veterans are known to be alive.

Veterans Day traces its origin to the armistice that ended World War I, which came on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.

: *elie wiesel, nobel lecture, 12/11/86; image dianamuse


Unknown said...

Bless them all!!

paris parfait said...

Much to remember and much to be thankful for on this day. Thanks for the reminder - lovely image and quote. And thanks for your kind comments on my blog!

Luisa Perkins said...

What a splendid photo! Beautifully composed.