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What is the difference between Memorial Day and Veteran's Day?

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Inevitably, someone says something demonstrating confusion over the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Allow us to explain it to you. read more

The sentiment is appreciated, but it's wrong--and it stems from the fact that many Americans who never served in the military actually don't know the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. read more

Other differences: Memorial Day came out of the American Civil War, Veterans Day from World War I. Memorial Day is always the last Monday in May, whereas Veterans Day is always November 11 — the anniversary of the end of WWI. read more

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