Veterans are the unsung heroes of any countries peace and stability. One cannot even imagine a day without their shier presence at the borders. So a day to remember such great warriors who sacrifice every bit of their joy, peace and life for the safety and security of their countrymen is worthwhile.So Veterans Day is celebrated in USA to remember such great personalities of their country. In the USA, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day.

Veterans Day is intended to honour and thank all military personnel who served the United States in all wars, particularly living veterans. It is marked by parades and church services and in many places the American flag is hung at half mast. A period of silence lasting two minutes may be held at 11am. Some schools are closed on Veterans Day, while others do not close, but choose to mark the occasion with special assemblies or other activities.

In the United States, an official wreath-laying ceremony is held each Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, while parades and other celebrations are held in states around the country. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day as Memorial Day (the fourth Monday in May) honours American service members who died in service to their country or as a result of injuries incurred during battle, while Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans–living or dead–but especially gives thanks to living veterans who served their country honourably during war or peacetime.

Britain, France, Australia and Canada also commemorate the veterans of World Wars I and II on or near November 11th: Canada has Remembrance Day, while Britain has Remembrance Sunday (the second Sunday of November). In Europe, Britain and the Commonwealth countries it is common to observe two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. every November 11.

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In this collection we are just sharing Veterans Day images, wishes and pictures which can spread the true Veteran spirit among your relatives as well as friends. These images and pictures contain the true meaning and message of Veterans Day and so can be shared among your siblings, friends and relatives to spread a wave of true spirit, care and patriotism . So do share them among your friends and make them feel the warmth of Veterans Day.


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