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Long Beach peace march to reclaim Armistice Day – Press Telegram

The Peace-Dedicated Long Beach Group organized a short march down Ocean Boulevard on Thursday, November 11th to regain World War I Anniversary.

November 11th, US Veterans Day, began as a truce anniversary to mark the end of World War I. The Allied Powers and Germany signed a peace agreement on November 11, 1918 at 11:00 am. The anniversary of the truce is “a day dedicated to the cause of world peace and then celebrated.”

In 1954, after World War II and the Korean War, the US Congress resolved to change World War I Anniversary to Veterans Day. This is still celebrated on November 11th.

Several groups under the South Coast Interface Council, including the Long Beach Regional Peace Network, military family remarks, veterans for peace, and Masjid Sharif, will join forces for next week’s Ceasefire Recovery Day event. It was held. Includes a march from Valparaiso Plaza on the corner of Junipero Avenue and Ocean Boulevard to Lone Sailor Memorial on Paloma Avenue in Bluff Park.

Live music and speakers attended both ends of the march, and among the presenters at the Lone Sailor Memorial is Susie Price, a District 3 councilor. The event ends with the group singing “Peace on Earth,” said organizer Dale Whitney. This song is believed to have been written in Long Beach for the Long Beach International Choir.

The ceremony will begin on Thursday, November 11th at 10:30 am at Valparaiso Plaza. Info: South Coast Interface Council, office@scinterfaith.org..

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