Memorial Day is almost here. On this day, we remember those who have died while serving in the armed forces. Here are some books to read on this holiday.
A boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict.
|Introduces the history of our national burial ground and discusses some of the people, particularly those in the American military services, who are buried there.|
Recounts the efforts of Moina Belle Michael to launch a national campaign establishing the red poppy of Flanders Fields as a reminder of the sacrifice and courage of America's soldiers.
Discusses World War I, the creation of the memorial to the soldiers who died in it, the parts of the memorial, and its restoration and addition of a museum.
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