By Ed Moreth 

Ceremony honors veterans

 

November 16, 2023

Ed Moreth

SHOW OF RESPECT – Army veteran Hunter Fielders salutes after laying a wreath at the foot of the American flag at Plains Cemetery on Veterans Day.

It was two minutes before World War I was to officially end, but that didn't stop Pvt. Henry Gunther from storming a German machine gun position. He was shot dead, the last American soldier to die in the four-year conflict.

The Allies and Central Powers had already decided that the war was over...



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