American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.
Originally called Decoration Day, it was created to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War.
World War I: Home coming parade of First Division, Washington, D.C. c1918
'World War I: Home coming parade of First Division, Washington, D.C. c1918.'
[Picture: Courtesy of Library of Congress.]
Original Picture, has been re-sized, enhanced and revived by Graeme Watson, 2016
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Picture: Header, The first patrol entering Cambrai. The Great War (First World War) World War I hand-coloured photograph
from an exhibition of war photograph's in natural colour produced by Colart's Studios, Melbourne, in the 1920s.
[Picture: Courtesy of State Library of New South Wales, flickr - No known copyright restrictions.] (Edited: Artistic Blur by Graeme Watson, 2016)