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Veterans Day through the years

Crowds of ecstatic Detroiters greet the returning doughboys at the end of World War I. Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I, was originally known as Armistice Day. We look here at the history of the holiday and the experiences of some of the people honored on Veterans Day.

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Veterans Day through the years