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  • Memorial Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day

    Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the
    people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. The holiday, which
    is ...

  • Memorial Day | In Memory of Our Honored Dead

    http://www.usmemorialday.org/

    Offers the history of this celebrated day and information on U.S. War Memorials.

  • Memorial Day

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    Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for
    those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen ...

  • Memorial Day - Holidays - HISTORY.com

    http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/memorial-day-history

    Find out more about the history of Memorial Day, including videos, interesting
    articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

  • History of Memorial Day | National Memorial Day Concert | PBS

    http://www.pbs.org/national-memorial-day-concert/memorial-day/history/

    Learn about the history of Memorial Day. Discover facts about Memorial Day, and
    why we recognize it as a national holiday.

  • Memorial Day in United States - Time and Date

    http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/memorial-day

    Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as
    Decoration Day and commemorates all men and women, who have died in ...

  • The Meaning of Memorial Day | TIME For Kids

    http://www.timeforkids.com/news/meaning-memorial-day/40391

    May 24, 2015 ... Memorial Day weekend is about more than barbecues, blockbusters and the
    beach. It's a time to honor those who have served our country.

  • snopes.com: Origins of Memorial Day

    http://www.snopes.com/military/memorialday.asp

    May 22, 2015 ... Rumor: Memorial Day was started by former slaves to honor Union war dead.

  • Memorial Day - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

    http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/memday/

    Information on the history and traditions of observing Memorial Day in the United
    States.

  • Why Do We Celebrate Memorial Day? | TIME

    http://time.com/3892630/why-do-we-celebrate-memorial-day/

    May 24, 2015 ... It's easy to forget what Memorial Day actually celebrates while you're sitting by
    the pool and looking ahead at summer vacation.