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Historic photo shows headstones with flags and a crowd gathered in the memorial area.
May 23, 2018 This year marks the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. While remembrance of America’s war dead took place prior to 1868, it wasn’t until the post-Civil War era that this national commemoration fully emerged. Maj. Gen.  John A.
Historic photo shows destroyed town.
May 22, 2018 On May 28, 1918 the American 1st Division led an assault on the town of Cantigny, France, making it the first divisional attack by the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I.
Historic photos shows men in uniform parading down city street.
May 21, 2018 Kentucky provided over 84,000 to serve in the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, 2,418 died.
The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.
May 21, 2018 The Normandy Visitor Center will be closed on Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to coincide with the Memorial Day Ceremony. The visitor center will reopen at 12:30 p.m.
Rows of headstones cover the ground at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
May 21, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will have altered hours on Saturday, May 26, 2018 because of the Memorial Day Ceremony. 9 a.m.—1:30 pm.             Cemetery open 1:30 p.m.—4 p.m.            Cemetery closed for ceremony...
A toddler carries a white rose, amidst the headstones.
May 14, 2018 Nearly 20,000 visitors came to Netherlands American Cemetery May 2-6, 2018 to walk the cemetery grounds and experience Faces of Margraten.
Historic photo shows men in uniform eating.
May 11, 2018 In mid-1942 Japanese forces attacked the Aleutians, a series of islands running southwest from the Alaska Peninsula.
Stone colonnades at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery include names of the missing.
May 9, 2018 In World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, millions of Americans served far from home. In the various conflicts, service members fought in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.
Historic photo shows soldiers firing a rifle.
May 8, 2018 Kansas provided approximately 80,000 men to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, 6,480 were lost to causalities, accidents, and disease.

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