by Bailee Withers
Veterans Day, also known as Armistice Day, started on Nov, 11 1919 marking the first anniversary after World War. It became a national holiday in 1938. On this holiday, we remember everyone that served.
For most of World War I, America was not a part of the violence until Germany sank U.S. ships in Britain and another British ship on its way to Liverpool, England from New York carrying American passengers. After Germany sank more ships, Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany April 2. America was in the war for four years before victory.
Now we celebrate all veterans who have served in any war and we give our thanks. Thank you, veterans!