Daily Archives: May 27, 2013

Today In History: On May 30, 1868, Memorial Day/Decoration Day Was First Proclaimed

The history of Memorial Day is a somewhat contentious one, as it intersects with concerns of commercialism, family, and American military history. Given that we as Americans are often a somewhat forgetful society when it comes to our past, it … Continue reading

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Remember The Fallen

During the twilight of its period of independence, when the city of Novgorad had grown to the point where its food supply was vulnerable to attacks from the growing duchy of Moscow, the city fathers of Novgorad sought to inculcate … Continue reading

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