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Remembrance Day, Veterans' Day, Armistice Day - What's in a Name?

By November 5, 2012

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November 11 is known by all of these different names around the world. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of each year, people around the world stop and pay tribute to all the hundreds of thousands of men and woman who gave their lives for their countries, in all of the wars around the world.

Remembrance Day Stories Using PowerPoint Templates
Remembrance Day Poppy
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Assemblies will take place in many schools to recognize the importance of this day. Teachers can help their students be part of that learning experience by creating slide shows containing pictures, songs and information about these brave soldiers. This is one small way to share the knowledge and stories - Lest we forget.
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November 11, 2009 at 8:25 am
(1) Tommy says:
November 16, 2012 at 8:47 pm
(2) MK McMillion says:

In the United States it is Veterans Day; in the Commonwealth Nation it is known as Remembrance Day;

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