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First World War Centenary Underway in France

PARIS (AP) – A weekend of commemorations involving dozens of world leaders to mark 100 years since the end of World War I is underway, with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau kicking off the events in France and elsewhere with a visit to a cemetery.

FILE - In this March 24, 2017 file photo, a gravestone marker for an unknown American soldier sits in the rows crosses at the Meuse-Argonne American cemetery in Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, France. It was America’s largest and deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed and tens of thousands wounded. A hundred …

100 Years Ago, U.S. Fought Its Deadliest Battle in France

PARIS (AP) — It was America’s deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918 was also a great American victory that helped bringing an end to World War 1.

Carol Bates, of California, holds a rose against the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Sunday, June 18, 2017, during the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's annual Father's Day Rose Remembrance in honor of Father's Day. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Patrick K. O’Donnell on Veterans Day: ‘So Many Fake Heroes in Society Today,’ Real Heroes ‘Sacrifice Their Lives for This Great Country’

Military historian Patrick K. O’Donnell, author of the best-selling book Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Friday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily to talk about the long history of American military courage commemorated on Veterans Day.

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PICS: British, Belgian Royals Mark WWI Battle Centenary in Ypres

YPRES, Belgium (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, on Sunday joined Belgian royals and relatives of soldiers who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele to mark 100 years since the offensive that became a symbol of war’s