The World Remembers World War I

World leaders gathered in Paris on Sunday to remember World War I.

Posted: Nov 11, 2018 10:53 AM

Today world leaders took part in a ceremony in Paris commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Presidents Macron, Trump, Putin, and Chancellor Merkel were in attendance at the Arc De Triomphe. The group is also attending the paris peace form that is happening Sunday afternoon. 

In Washington D.C. bag pipe players and dough boys assembled on the Washington National Mall to show honor and recognize the centennial of America's involvement in World War I. It is part of a four days of commemorative events in the nation's capital. World War I Centennial Commission partnered with musicians Timothy Kirkpatrick and Jamie Fountain to participate in "Battle's Over", a worldwide bagpipe tribute to the fallen. At dawn, pipers around the world started the day's ceremonies by playing the traditional Scottish song. The Centennial Commission is a Congressional Commission that provides public education about Americans in the war. They are also building the new national World War I Memorial in Washington D.C. This new memorial is being built through donation.

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