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At the 11th Hour…

Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H., 11/11/2010

At the 11th hour…

Freeport, Maine 11/11/2010

On the 11th day…

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Of the 11th month…

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Camp Eggers – Afghanistan

They shall be remembered.

Arlington National Ceremony

Arlington National Ceremony 11/11/2010

No matter the conflict…

Garden of Remembrance Edinburgh, Scotland 11/11/2010

No matter the age…

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Philadelphia

No matter the place….

Los Angeles, CA 11/10/10

The sacrifice remains the same.

August 28, 1950 Korea

And the faces tell the stories.

United Kingdom 11/11/2010

Regardless of age….

Celestino Almeda, age 93 at Arlington Cemetery Nov. 11, 2010

Or battlefield…

Iraq War Veteran at service in Coconut Grove, FL 11/11/2010

They have honored us with their service.

Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 3, 2010

It is never too late to say thank you.

Arlington National Cemetery 11/11/2010

And remember.

 

Memorial Sevice Florida Nov. 11, 2010

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ADDITIONAL PHOTO CREDITS:

  • Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
  • AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty
  • AP Photo/Martin Meissner
  • AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt
  • AP Photo/Al Chang
  • Mario Tama/Getty
  • Win McNamee/Getty

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We Shall Return Again and Again

I have a fear.

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I never discuss it with anyone.

D Day 65th Anniversary

I am afraid of the day when no one is left who was there.

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No one who knows what it was like.

Mark Wilson/Getty

Firsthand.

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No one who tasted fear and smelled the death.

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No one who remembers the horror.

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Or the hope.

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“Their road will be long and hard. For the enemy is strong. He may hurl back our forces. Success may not come with rushing speed, but we shall return again and again”

FDR D-Day Prayer, June 6, 1944

PHOTO CREDITS:

Joel Saget/AFP/Getty

Matt Cardy/Getty

Mark Wilson/Getty

Larry Downing/Reuters

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