Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Today is Veterans Day, November 11. You may have heard that Veterans Day originated with the Great War, the war to end all wars, World War I. Originally called Armistice Day, it was a moment of silence observed at 11:00 a.m. on November 11th, because that was the time designated in the Armistice Agreement for …

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This snapshot is not identified and the wording on the flags and caps is obscured, although one hat says Massachusetts I believe. It makes me think of a military graduation or some other type of ceremony. UPDATE: Consensus from the comments is that this photo is from an American Legion event. Thanks everyone!