Will you toll the Bells of Peace in 2022 ?

An item from the organization formerly known as the World War One Centennial Commission, which may be of interest to members.

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Doughboy Foundation and Bells of Peace combined logos

Announcing Bells of Peace 2022

Bells of Peace 2022 header image

You have tolled the bells in the past.
Please join us again in 2022
to honor all those who served and sacrificed

Bells of Peace is a U.S. national “bell tolling” remembrance created in collaboration with the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) in 2018 to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the World War I Armistice.

The Doughboy Foundation has since promoted it as an annual remembrance of those who served in WWI and the11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, when the guns fell silent, and bells tolled on the Western Front in 1918.

Uncle Sam wants you to toll the bells

Sign Up

Register your 2022 participation as an individual or as an organization and join the tens of thousands who have tolled the bells in the name of liberty and freedom.

When you sign up you can add your organization’s logo to the National Participants Wall (going back to 2018).

Bells of Peace Participation App

No bell? No Problem!

Download the Bells of Peace Participation App and get a countdown timer to 11/11 @11am local.

Select from various bell sounds that toll 21 times, 5 seconds apart from your smartphone at the right time. Get others in your group to do the same, all selecting different sounds with the phone clocks synchronizing the tolling.

If you don’t use social media, you can still share your plans and your event through the App using the phone to take pictures or make videos, and it will also be included on the National Participants Wall.

Join us at the WWI Memorial in Washington D.C. in person
or online at 10:30am Eastern

Bells of Peace tolling at the WWI Memorial in Washington, D.C.

The Doughboy Foundation will be hosting a Bells of Peace commemoration at the National WWI Memorial in Washington, D.C. starting at 10:30am Eastern on November 11, 2022.

General Barry McCaffrey

The ceremony will include a wreath dedication, remarks by special guest General Barry McCaffrey, the Bells of Peace tolling, and “Echoing Taps” by Taps For Veterans, when multiple buglers will play taps from different corners of the WWI Memorial.

If you are in DC, we invite you to join us live at the Memorial, located at Pennsylvania Avenue between 14th Street and 15th Street NW, across from the White House Visitor Center. If you are not local, tune in to our LIVE STREAM on the Doughboy Foundation YouTube channel at YouTube.Com/c/TheDoughboyFoundation or on the home page of Bells of Peace site.


Get the overview on the About page or dig into the details on the Info and FAQs page.


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