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Veterans Day coloring page
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Veterans Day - Nov 11 (if a Sunday, or next Monday)

  • Veterans Day - Boy and Girl with US flag
  • Veterans Day - US Flag to color
  • Veterans Day - American Bald Eagle
  • Veterans Day - Veterans Spirit of 1776
  • Veterans Day - US flag on Iwo Jima
  • Veterans Day - Veteran and boy walking in a parade
  • Veterans Day - Armistice Day observance
  • Veterans Day - Minutemen were early colonial veterans
  • Veterans Day - Revolutionary soldier Veteran
  • Veterans Day - World War I veterans on parade
  • Veterans Day - Spanish-American War veteran
  • Veterans Day - Veterans Cuba San Juan Heights
  • Veterans Day - World War I Army soldier and Navy sailor
  • Veterans Day - World War I soldiers fighting in Europe
  • Veterans Day - American soldiers fighting in WW-I
  • Veterans Day - The end of WW-I was called Armistice Day
  • Veterans Day - American veterans at D-Day invasion
  • Veterans Day - D-Day invasion June 1944
  • Veterans Day - American Marines flew jets in the Korean War
  • Veterans Day - Jet fighter pilot veterans
  • Veterans Day - Maintenance personnel Veterans
  • Veterans Day - Korean and Vietnam Veterans
  • Veterans Day - Vietnam Veterans
  • Veterans Day - Desert Storm Veterans
  • Veterans Day - Desert Storm Pilot Veterans
  • Veterans Day - Marine Veterans served proudly
  • Veterans Day - Navy Veterans served proudly
  • Veterans Day - American Service veterans served proudly
  • Veterans Day coloring page
    Veterans Day coloring page

    Veteran's Day is observed on Nov 11 (if a Sunday, or next Monday), it is an Official US (Federal) holiday.

    U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed an Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. The United States Congress passed a concurrent resolution seven years later on June 4, 1926, requesting the President issue another proclamation to observe November 11 with appropriate ceremonies. An Act of Congress approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday; "a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as 'Armistice Day'."

    In 1953, an Emporia, Kansas shoe store owner named Alfred King had the idea to expand Armistice Day to celebrate all veterans, not just those who served in World War I. King had been actively involved with the American War Dads during World War II. He began a campaign to turn Armistice Day into "All" Veterans Day. The Emporia Chamber of Commerce took up the cause after determining that 90% of Emporia merchants as well as the Board of Education supported closing their doors on November 11, 1953, to honor veterans. With the help of then-U.S. Rep. Ed Rees, also from Emporia, a bill for the holiday was pushed through Congress. President Dwight Eisenhower signed it into law on May 26, 1954.

    Congress amended this act on June 1, 1954, replacing "Armistice" with Veterans, and it has been known as Veterans Day since.

      *** Holiday information courtesy of Wikipedia ***



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