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Nation Observes Armistice Day

November 11, 2009 |  4:00 am

Nov. 11, 1919, Times Cover 

Nov. 11, 1919: Among the activities planned in Los Angeles for the first anniversary of the end of World War I is a "war pageant showing a night battle scene in all its phases." Interestingly enough, a similar re-creation of combat was staged at the Coliseum after World War II.