What does the “D” in D-Day mean?

What is the most frequently asked question about D-Day? This is the most frequently asked question by visitors to The National WWII Museum. Many people think they know the answer: designated day, decision day, doomsday, or even death day. Our answer, like many answers in the field of history, is not so simple. Disagreements between…

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Memorial Day is celebrated the last Monday in May. Memorial Day is the holiday set aside to pay tribute to those who died serving in the military. Not to be confused with Veterans Day. Veterans Day is the federal holiday that falls on November 11 and is designated as a day to honor all who…

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