Veterans for Peace schedules numerous 'Armistace Day' activities for November 11, while CTU and others to do 'Take Back Chicago'

Arnie Stieber has made the announcements below regarding activities of Veterans for Peace and other peace activists for next Tuesday, November 11, which is also a school holiday. Currently called "Veterans Day" in the USA, the event began as Armistice Day, marking the end of battle on the Western Front in The Great War (of 1914 - 1918). The guns fell silent on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

November 11, 1918.Earlier this week I sent a list of six actions/events for 11/11 Armistice Day. There is a seventh, also on Milwaukee Ave.

The National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) is having an open house from 3 - 7 PM for it's newest exhibit, "100 Faces of War". The Museum is located at 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. 60647. There will be speakers at 5 PM.

Rory Fanning's book launch is at 6:30 PM at the offices of In These Times, 2ndfloor (not wheelchair accessible), 2040 N. Milwaukee, Chicago 60647. Rory has extended his personal invitation to VFP members and friends to be part of the launch of, Worth Fighting For: An Army Rangers Journey Out of the Military and Across America ( I cant think of a better way to spend Armistice Day evening than really supporting a former troop and attending the launch.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Thus, you can have a full Armistice Day. Read about the history of Armistice Day. Read Jacob's poem. Attend the memorial at 11 AM and the action at noon. Travel to the NVAM at 3 PM and Rory's book launch at 6:30 PM.

Armistice Day - a day of peace. A day to reflect on what has been and is being done in our name.

ChicagoVFP will soon be distributing bumper stickers that read, Protect the Troops Abolish War. If you want one (or more), please let me know.



cell 734-216-1814 (voice & text)

* You are receiving this because you are in the media business and may have an interest in alternative information to the military model of conflict resolution by violence. If you would like to be removed, please let me know. Veterans For Peace is an international 501(c)3 organization of military veterans and friends. VFP is open to all - veterans and non-veterans - who agree with our Statement of Purpose. You can join via If you have questions, please let me know. *


Add your own comment (all fields are necessary)

Substance readers:

You must give your first name and last name under "Name" when you post a comment at We are not operating a blog and do not allow anonymous or pseudonymous comments. Our readers deserve to know who is commenting, just as they deserve to know the source of our news reports and analysis.

Please respect this, and also provide us with an accurate e-mail address.

Thank you,

The Editors of Substance

Your Name

Your Email

What's your comment about?

Your Comment

Please answer this to prove you're not a robot:

1 + 2 =