Armistice Day

In commemoration of the day when we mark the end of what unfortunately wasn’t the War to End All Wars, and we honor the bravery and sacrifice of military veterans throughout U.S. history, here’s a little patriotic nostalgia. Songs and posters from the Great War years, with audio from an old 78-rpm recording. There are 17 of these on YouTube, and they conjure images of families gathered around the fireplace, listening to these songs on the old Victrola and praying for good news from the Western Front.

A sample:


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