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In 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh ____________ in ____________ eleventh month, the world rejoiced and celebrated. After ____________ years of bitter ____________ an armistice was signed. The ____________ ____________ end all wars" was over.

November 11, 1919 was set aside as Armistice Day in the United States, to remember ____________ sacrifices that men and women made during World ____________ I in order to ensure a ____________ peace. On Armistice Day, soldiers who ____________ the war marched in a parade through their home towns. Politicians and veteran officers gave speeches and held ceremonies of thanks for the ____________ ____________ had won.

Congress voted Armistice ____________ a ____________ holiday ____________ 1938, 20 years after the war ended. But Americans realized that the previous war would not be ____________ last one. World War II began the ____________ year and nations great and small again participated in a bloody struggle. After the Second World War, Armistice Day continued to be observed on November 11.


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