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The day the War ended - Today in History

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posted on Oct, 24 2019 @ 04:25 PM
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On October 24, 1951, President Harry Truman finally proclaims that the nation’s war with Germany, begun in 1941, is officially over. Fighting had ended in the spring of 1945

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1945
The United Nations is born
On October 24, 1945, the United Nations Charter, which was adopted and signed on June 26, 1945, is now effective and ready to be enforced. The United Nations was born of perceived necessity, as a means of better arbitrating international conflict and negotiating peace .


1954
October 24
President Eisenhower pledges support to South Vietnam


2003
The Concorde makes its final flight
The supersonic Concorde jet makes its last commercial passenger flight, traveling at twice the speed of sound from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to London’s Heathrow Airport on October 24, 2003


1921
October 24h Unkown Soldier is selected honored among the approximately 77,000 United States servicemen killed on the Western Front during World War I. Once back in the United States, the Unknown Soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, near Washington, D.C.

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Least we forget




posted on Oct, 24 2019 @ 04:39 PM
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I joined my first FMF unit on the 24th of October 2003 spent my first Usmc birthday on the 31st doing squad rushes on the molly pitcher LZ days later.



posted on Nov, 11 2019 @ 01:12 PM
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And just 101 years ago today the First world war ended 11/11/11




 
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