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Happy Veterans Day -- Veterans Day is rooted in history. The 11th Month of the 11th day of the 11th hour - By October, the Austro-Hungarian Empire had disintegrated and the Ottoman Empire had surrendered. On 11 November 1918, Germany agreed to a ceasefire. With the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June 1919 the "war to end all wars" formally ended.
Death March Survivor Walks
Survivors of the Bataan Death March are standing in the background, including retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, 98, in yellow jacket, who was the only survivor to walk in this years' memorial march.
Photo by Staff Sgt. Ken Scar.