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Putting “Memorial” into Memorial Day

Normandy American Cemetery, France

I have over the years and during my many travels paid respects to my fellow veterans who have fallen in service to our nation. As such I thought it appropriate today to remind people what the word “Memorial” in “Memorial Day” means by reposting images from past articles.

Gun turret No. 3, U.S.S. Arizona, Pearl Harbor, Hawai’i
National Cemetery of the Pacific “Punchbowl”, O’ahu, Hawai’i
U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Hawai’i
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Normandy, France

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