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Celebrating History: The Great War ends

 

November 9, 2018

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People celebrate the end of Wolrd War I Nov. 11, 1918, in front of the Board of Trade Saloon at First Street and Third Avenue in Havre.

By Emily Mayer

Lots of history was made at this time 100 years ago. A contentious election was finalized, but since I think we've all had enough of elections for now, this column will focus on another important event taking place at the same time, that being the end of The Great War.

News of an armistice had been announced earlier in the week, but it turned out to be a false one. So, when news reached stateside that the armistice had been reached with the unconditional surrender of Germany, the allied countries celebrated with great gusto. News reached Havre at about 1 a.m. through the Gr...



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