Veterans Day Special: World War I and Its Impact on Maine

Nov 12, 2018

Credit Maine Memory Network / Maine Historical Society

Nov. 11, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. That date was declared Armistice Day and, under President Eisenhower, the name of the holiday was later changed to Veterans Day.

On this Veterans Day, we remember “the war to end all wars” and its impact in Maine.


Earle Shettleworth, longtime Maine state historian

Capt. Jonathan Bratten, command historian, Maine Army National Guard