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11Nov 15

Why Veterans Day falls on November 11

On November 11, Americans around the country honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces. Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day. This was because World…

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World War II History Tweets

Listen to General Eisenhower’s D-Day Message

General Eisenhower

Video: U.S. National D-Day Memorial

Source: U.S. Department of Defense/DVIDS

The small town of Bedford, Virginia, is home to the National D-Day Memorial because 19 of its mere 3,200 residents were killed in the battle. Learn more about the town’s contribution to the US effort.

Web Resources

Battlefield Maps

D-Day Maps

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