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"Memorial Day derives from the time of the Civil War, also called the War Between the States or the War Between the North and the South. Many Americans died in this war, more than all other wars combined. After the war, on May 30, 1868, in order to heal the nation, flowers were put on the graves of both sides of the war. Later it was expanded to be a remembrance of all those who died fighting the nation's battles. Now it is observed on the last Monday of May, and is primary the holiday that starts the summer vacations and the summer season. " - Per Larry Freeman
AnimatedAmerican Flag - lots of info about the US Flag
Barbque @Barbecue'n on the Internet
*Other Sites & Miscellaneous
Memorial Day From Wikipedia - History, Related holidays
Comprehensive Memorial Day Links - flag etiquette,MIA data,assorted speeches
Memorial Day by Davis Virtual Market
Memorial Day - Washington DC City - events,history,msg board,virtual tour
History of Memorial Day by History Channel
Observe Memorial Day like the old days
National Memorial Day Concert - Putting the Memory Back in Memorial Day

*American Revolution 1775 to 1784
American Revolution From Wikipedia - Origins, war, after the war, Revolution beyond America
The American Revolution - history and details about parks related to the Revolution

*War of 1812 - The War of 1812 was, in a sense, a second war of independence
War of 1812 From Wikipedia - Causes, operations & battles, Consequences
War of 1812-1814 - all aspects of battles, causes, weapons and people
The War Of 1812 - Major Battles

*Mexican-American Wars 1846 to 1848
Mexican War
US Mexican War - companion site to the PBS documentary

*Civil War 1861 to 1865
The American Civil War Homepage - very thorough, informative site
American Civil War From Wikipedia - Origins of the conflict, Major battles, Aftermath
Selected Civil War Photographs Home Page
American Civil War Texts - 100's of source documents including diaries, letters, speeches
Time Line of the Civil War
Letters Home from an Iowa Soldier in the U. S. Civil War
Behind the Stone Wall - 360 degree views of most famous battlefields.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System - database of facts about Civil War Vets

*Spanish American War 1898 to 1902
Spanish-American War
Spanish-American War From Wikipedia - Background, Theaters of operation, Aftermath
Spanish - American War Preview Page - ship profiles and illustrations

*World War I 1917 to 1918
World War I - Trenches on the Web
Archives of WWI Documents
Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century - PBS interviews, maps, photographs and an interactive timeline.
World War I From Wikipedia - Causes, Eastern Front, Russian Revolution, Aftermath
Encyclopedia about World War I

*World War II 1941 to 1945
Air Raid Pearl Harbor - images before and after
D-Day - a much bigger undertaking than most people realize.
World War II From Wikipedia - Causes, Chronology, Aftermath
The Pearl Harbor Survivors Project

*Korean War 1950 to 1955
Korean War From Wikipedia - Origins, Legacy, Atrocities and war crimes
Korean War Project Homepage
The Korean War - Introductory Overview and Special Image Selection
The Korean War

*Vietnam War 1964 to 1975
Vietnam War From Wikipedia - Background, Tet Offensive, Aftermath
Vietnam Stories
Vietnam Veterans Home Page
Vietnam Pictures

*Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
Gulf War From Wikipedia - Causes, air/ground campaigns, Consequences
The Persian Gulf War
Gulf War from PBS - information on machines, soldiers, and more
GWVRP - Tracings in the Sand
Diaries from the Persian Gulf War
From Green Bay to the Persian Gulf
Gulf War I by PBS

*Attack On America - September 11, 2001
A new Day of Infamy

*War in Afghanistan 2001–present
War in Afghanistan from From Wikipedia
War in Afghanistan - News stories and reports. From Guardian Unlimited.
*Iraq War 2003 - present
Iraq War From Wikipedia - justifications, invasion, occupation, Sovereignty restored
War in Iraq by CNN
National Moment of Remembrance - to honor those people who died for the United States.
Arlington National Cemetery: Tomb of the Unknowns - features history and photographs.
World War II Memorial
USS Arizona Memorial - straddles the sunken hull of the battleship USS Arizona
Pearl Harbor: The USS Utah (BB31/AG16) Story
National Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall - pictures and stories of visits to the Memorial.
Korean War Veterans' Memorial
Honor the Fallen - Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom
Iraq Veterans Memorial

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