On this the 11th day of the 11th month of the year here in the U.S. we celebrate it as Veterans day. Many just take it as an excuse to miss work today however for those that wish to know it was on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month that the guns fell silent ending the 1st great war.
We wanted to acknowledge our thanks and support to those that donned the uniform for our freedoms. Those very rights we hold so dear. Today Faster and More Intense sat down to talk to StarWars.com’s Cole Horton who’s work includes the From World War to Star Wars
Cole Horton is a 20th century historian and longtime member of the Star Wars community. He graduated with a degree in History from Indiana University and has served as historian for StarWars.com and Marvel Comics Augmented Reality App. He has also been a regular contributor to Star Wars Celebrations, where he has been an event coordinator, panel moderator, and lecturer. Cole is active in the Star Wars fan community as an R2 Builder, member of the 501st Legion, and occasional collector. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife Jennifer.
Cole Horton is a historian and co-author of the new book, Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know from DK Publishing. He also contributes to Marvel.com and runDisney. You can follow him on Twitter @ColeHorton.