by Lily Heise for Context Travel Blog
2014 commemorates not only the 70th anniversary of D-Day, but also the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the WWI. Once referred to as the Great War, it was sadly not the war to end all wars. In many Europe countries, as well as those of the Commonwealth, November 11th, or Remembrance Day, is the date dedicated to commemorating both world wars. With this in mind, we’ve brought together the best sites in or near Paris to pay homage to our fallen and to learn more about these tremendously important historical events. Read more about the WWI sites in and around Paris here.