Memorial Day

Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day
Arlington National Cemetery began as a graveyard for soldiers during the Civil War. 

Memorial Day is a day to commemorate the lives of America's veterans.
Learn more about the holiday and the history of America's wars.

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