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Remembrance Day

Definition: In the US Armistice Day officially received its name in 1926 through a Congressional resolution. It became a national holiday 12 years later by similar Congressional action.

In 1931 the Canadian Parliament changed the name of the holiday to Remembrance Day and made November 11 a legal holiday.

It is a time to stop and remember those who served to protect the freedom of all.

Related Resources:

Remembrance Day
A time to remember those who served.

Elsewhere on the Web:

A Day of Remembrance
History and origins of Remembrance Day in Canada.

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