16 Memorial Day Infographics to Honor Our Veterans

16 Memorial Day Infographics to Honor Our Veterans

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.

Browse more infographics.

 
2. For more on the history of Memorial Day, check out I Remembered a Vet Today.

Browse more data visualizations.

 
3. By far, one of the most touching visualizations remembering casualties is Home and Away.

keep reading

An Open Letter to Data Providers: Clean Formats, Please

Dear Data Collectors and Providers, Over the past few weeks, I have worked on a few projects that involve collecting data from various sources. This experience has ranged from immensely time consuming and frustrating, to mildly obnoxious. The open data movement seems to have improved things somewhat over the past few years, but there’s... keep reading

The Beatles’ Love Flowchart