《Veteran's/Remembrance Day》 Americans; Today is not just a day off from school or work, it is a day dedicated to all the men and the women who have served this country, who have risked their lives for all of us. We should take a moment and thank them for doing what they do and have a moment of silence for our fallen. Thank you. #veteransday #remembranceday #thankyou
Victory Day (9 May) " Victory Day, as he was far from us, As in the fire melted extinct coal. There were miles, charred in the dust - This day we were approaching as they could. Chorus: This Victory Day Smell of gunpowder, This holiday With graying at the temples. It is a joy With tears in his eyes. Days and nights in open-hearth furnaces Our homeland is not closed eyes. Days and nights of hard fought battle -This day we were approaching as they could.
The Tear Drop Monument was donated by the Russian people in tribute to those lost on 9/11. The names of those lost are inscribed in the base similar to the Vietnam Wall in DC. The walkway is lined with stones donated by those in remembrance of this day. The site is directly across from the Statue of Liberty, and looking at that skyline, you truly do see what's missing.
Lilliputian figures -- firefighters stark against the grayish white dust that blanketed so much of lower Manhattan -- walk a path cleared of rubble near the base of the destroyed south tower in the days after the attacks. Aside from the still-staggering scale of the destruction, however, what truly astonishes in Peter Morgan's picture is the suggestion -- as one senses amid Roman ruins, for example, or in ash-entombed figures from Pompey -- of an entire civilization's wreckage. There is an…