Veteran’s Day is always a sad day for me. I am a veteran of World War II and appreciate a day set aside for the country to honor all those who have served this country. However, the date selected was formerly known as Armistice Day, a day to remember the doughboy of the Great War (later known as World War I).
My father was among the first to go to France and fought in every major battle during 1918. He never talked of his experiences – it was too painful – until late in life, but two of his statements …