Memorial Day is an American holiday for remembering and honoring war veterans who died during military service. Memorial Day was initially called Decoration Day, celebrated for the first time following the American Civil War. To help remember soldiers around the world who died for their countries, we’ve compiled a list of 16 infographics about war veterans.
1. Memorial Day: Remembering the Fallen covers some of the traditions of Memorial Day and pins the first day it was celebrated at May 30, 1868.
2. For more on the history of Memorial Day, check out I Remembered a Vet Today.
3. By far, one of the most touching visualizations remembering casualties is Home and Away.