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The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

It’s been 80 years since the armistice was signed to end World War One—the so-called war to end all wars. Of course, it wasn’t. In fact, the world was engulfed in an even more deadly and destructive conflict just 21 years later.

Korea followed after that, then Vietnam and the Persian Gulf war. There also have been four wars in the Middle East between 1948 and 1972.

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