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Korean War Veterans National Memorial  (Y,M,O,T)
Southeast of the Lincoln Memorial, 19 sculptures stand under the watchful eye of a sea of faces upon a granite wall. This is a reminder of the human cost of defending freedom.

Memorial Day Activities  (Y,M)
Crossword Puzzles, Logic Puzzles, Online Picture Puzzles, Quizzes, Word Fill-Ins, Word Search Puzzles and Sites listing lesson plans and activities available from the Web.

Memorial Day Activities for Kids  (Y,M)

USS Arizona Memorial  (Y,M,O,T)
The official website of the memorial from the National Park Service. It is also referred to as the Pearl Harbor National Memorial,

Vietnam Veterans Memorial  (Y,M,O,T)
Official site from the From the National Park Service. Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country. Offers a Junior Ranger program for kids to use onsite at the wall.

Arlington National Cemetary  (Y,M,O,T)
Official website of the cemetery. If you can not visit the cemetery, check out the site map to this website or the historical information tab located on the home page.

National D-Day Memorial  (T)
Find resources remembering the Normandy Invasion, commonly known as D-Day, by the Allied Forces. From the National D-Day Memorial site in Bedford, Virginia (so located because proportionally Bedford suffered the greatest number of losses from any US community).

Memorial Day crafts, projects, and printouts  (Y)
elementary crafts and printouts from Enchanted Learning

Memorial Day websites  (T)
Celebrated in most states on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is a time to remember the U.S. men and woman who lost their lives serving their country. Originally known as Decoration Day, it was established in 1868 to commemorate the dead from the Civil War. Over the years it came to serve as a day to remember all U.S. men and women killed or missing in action in all wars.

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