Honor the sacrifice of our veterans by visiting these memorials and historic battlefields.
A canon remains overlooking the Gettysburg battlefield, site of the largest and bloodiest engagement of the Civil War.
The first shots of the Civil War were fired on Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate forces to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.
The sun sets above graves at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, DC.
Ceremony commemorating the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II, at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, VA.
American soldiers land on the Normandy coast under heavy enemy fire on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Vintage planes and ships take part in a ceremony commemorating the Allied invasion on D-Day, near Arromanches, France.
The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor is the final resting place for many of the 1,177 sailors killed on Dec. 7, 1941.
Sailors stand outside the USS Arizona Memorial on the 63rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
The newly unveiled Spirit of Freedom Memorial honors African-American soldiers who fought during the Civil War.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd R) lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.
A visitor places his hand on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Memorial Day weekend in Washington, DC.
Visitors look at names and pay their respects at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Memorial Day weekend.
Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks place hands on their hearts after laying a wreath at the National WWII Memorial in DC.