War, What is it Good For? Absolutely Nothing Except For Anti-War Songs (VIDEO)

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Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day or Armistice Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. This day, or alternative dates, are also recognised as special days for war remembrances in many non-Commonwealth countries. Remembrance Day is observed on 11 November to recall the end of hostilities of World War I on that date in 1918. Hostilities formally ended "at the | YouTube/Metric

It's been a long time since Nov. 11, 1918 marked the end of World War I, but we hardly need Remembrance Day to recall what war is like -- after all, we've been in a constant state of it for years and our soldiers remain deployed in Afghanistan, though they're finally set to return home next summer.

But if war is bad for almost everything, it has historically provided moving inspiration for artists. And so we've gathered some of music's most powerful anti-war videos to commemorate the end of the Great War and inspire hope for the end of the rest.

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