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A Memorial Day Moment

The last weekend of May is always reserved for Memorial Day. Take a moment before you pull your grill out of storage to recognize the sacrifice of those that fought for our security.

The way we were

Let bygones be bygones

It's not easy to look your opponent in the eye, let alone shake their hand. Even after the bloody Civil War, these former soldiers swallowed their pride at least for this photo.

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B&W colorization of the day

Kissing the war

One of the most infamous post-war photos ever is only more stunning in color. From every angle, you can feel the excitement following the Japanese surrender.

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

Then and now

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: 1984 to now

At Arlington Cemetary in Virginia, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier stands for all those that can't stand for themselves.

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Blast from the past

Remembering the heroes

Few war memorials elicit emotions the way the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington DC does. It's easy to get lost as the stone etched with the names of the deceased rises taller and the list of names tragically expands.

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