Memorial Day

The United States declared War on Germany on April 6, 1917. While the first American troops didn’t arrive in Europe until June of that year, this would be the last Memorial Day while America was still at peace. The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune a hundred years ago today, May 30, 1916:

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