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On Remembrance Day…

Today, November 11, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of The First World War.

The First World War–also known as World War I and the Great War–was a global war that originated in Europe and lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

It’s estimated that nine million combatants and seven million civilians died as a direct result of the war.

Source: The National Archives

Please take a little time today to pause and reflect.

The Great War Project

If you like to learn more about about WWI history, I would also highly recommend following The Great War Project blog.

The Great War Project follows WWI as it unfolded and reads like a daily dispatch. Its archives are deep–follow the timeline through the dated links in the right sidebar. The Great War Project has a number of contributors and is hosted by journalist and blogger, Mike Shuster.

Click here to read through our WWI archives on the SWLing Post.

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