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Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks to give them a proper burial as gratitude for fighting for their freedom. They

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One of the best known dogs in World War II, little four pound Smoky was called 'the best mascot in the South Pacific' by Yank magazine which featured this photo with a story. Photo: Copyright 1996 William A. Wynne, used with permission

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Jimi Hendrix 1960s-5-profile-jimi-hendrix by wiki. Defined the music of his era. An icon unmatched!

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Korean War: Battle of Chosin Reservoir- Brutal 17 day battle in freezing weather, November 27-December 13, 1950 - Major General Oliver P. Smith, Commanding General of the First Marine Division, attends Memorial Services for his fallen men at Hungnam, Korea, following the break-out from The Chosin Reservoir. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chosin_Reservoir

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Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Read more: http://www.techfeast.co/memorial-day-quotes-images/#ixzz3aSWFXMKQ

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Holocaust Memorial, Berlin - Designed by Peter Eisenman - This captures that scary, trapped feeling being in the midst of the memorial evokes - very powerful.

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US Navy 030131-N-5884W-019 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulls past the Arizona Memorial and the battleship USS Missouri (BB 63) as she enters Pearl Harbor.jpg

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Celebrate the reason this Memorial Day…

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Jacqueline Kennedy Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy listens to Senator elect Robert Kennedy during press confeerence he called today, December 13th, to announce that public contribtions to the john F. Kennedy Memorial Library Fund have exceeded $10 million. Date Photographed:December 13, 1964✿❤✿❤✿❤✿❤✿ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Kennedy_Onassis

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