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Memorial Day Christin Ditchfield

Memorial Day

Christin Ditchfield

Published
ISBN : 9780516227832
Hardcover
48 pages
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Memorial Day is a day to honor those soldiers who have died fighting for the United States. This book discusses the history of this solemn holiday, including how it began as a way to honor those lost in the Civil War. It then relates the history ofMoreMemorial Day is a day to honor those soldiers who have died fighting for the United States. This book discusses the history of this solemn holiday, including how it began as a way to honor those lost in the Civil War. It then relates the history of all the subsequent wars in which the United States has lost soldiers. It also describes the five branches of the U.S. military and how members of the military serve our country. Finally, the book discusses how Americans observe Memorial Day by attending parades, speeches, and memorial services to honor the dead. The True Book holidays subset introduces readers to the origins, purpose, and ways of celebrating a variety of national, ethnic, civic, religious, and historical holidays.