The link below provides for an article in the magazine The Week, which gives a summary of World War I in a recent issue.  Of interest is the last paragraph, which deals with the meaning of Armistice Day and some resistance to the idea of having it renamed Veterans Day.


Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.