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David McGhee grew up with two mysteries. One was his grandmother's suitcase — it was full of stuff she shared with no one. The other mystery was about the boy's grandfather, a soldier who died before David was born.

Poppies.
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The Armistice ended what was called the Great War, or the War to End All Wars. The latter name didn’t stick. The war was eventually renamed World War I.

A new film about a hidden World War II-era archive, created in secret by Jews living in Warsaw, is showing in western Massachusetts. "Who Will Write Our History" is based on a book by Trinity College historian Samuel Kassow.

"War and Pieces" by Bouke de Vries at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut.
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Dutch artist Bouke de Vries has toured his sculpture “War and Pieces” around Europe for a few years. Now the work is on display in Hartford at its first American museum.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday posthumously awarded Air Force Technical Sergeant John Chapman the medal of honor. It’s the nation’s highest and most prestigious military award.

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