Armistice Day and Veteran’s Day


(This is a re-post, explaining WC’s ambivalence to Veteran’s Day, first posted back in 2012.) WC’s maternal grandfather served in France in World War I. He wanted nothing to do with Veteran’s Day. He regarded it as a cheapening, a betrayal of Armistice Day. He solemnly, sometimes tearfully, celebrated Armistice Day with a minute of…