– Editor’s note: We are reprinting this Remember When column, which was originally published in the Nov. 8, 2008, edition of The Lancaster News, at the request of our readers. .
At one time, the significance of Nov. 11 – Veterans Day – wasn’t lost on anyone.
Of course, World War I ended years before I was born, but Uncle Harry made sure I was well-schooled on what he called the War to End All Wars.
There was a bunch of World War I soldiers around, too.
Come to think of it, Mr. Jim Mahaffey (the grandfather of James, Ralph and Doris) lived just up the street from me.