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Let the events of 1918 shape your travels in 2018

Let the events of 1918 shape your travels in 2018

This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I, the war to end all wars, when a hastily crafted armistice was signed in France on “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” The end of the war dominated the world’s attention, but other events also would leave their mark on history. Here are 18 centennials worth noting, from the somber to the silly.

This display of ceramic poppies, installed at the Tower of London in 2014, uses a poppy to mark each of the Commonwealth servicemen and women killed in World War I. Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images 1. The Great War

Many events and memorials are planned in Europe to mark the end of World War I. The

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