Nov. 10, 2012
The World and Everything in It

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The TW&E History Book

Nov. 11, 1620—Forty-one Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, anchored off Massachusetts, sign The Mayflower Compact, calling for a ʺbody politick.ʺ

Nov. 11, 1918—Fighting in World War I comes to an end with the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany. Winston Churchill's account of Amistice Day in London is here (via Google Books—read the section titled "Victory"). Churchill was Britain's Munitions Minister during "The Great War."

Nov. 10, 1954—The U.S. Marine Corps Memorial, depicting the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima in 1945, is dedicated in Arlington, Va.

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